Skype Mobile Product for Verizon Wireless Smartphones brings more value to US mobile consumers

At 2010 MWC, Verizon Wireless and Skype announced to bring Skype to Verizon Wireless smartphones in March. The new Skype mobile product enhances Verizon Wireless’ smartphones for users who’ve data plans by offering a new way to call around the globe, while also giving hundreds of millions of Skype users around the world the opportunity […]

At 2010 MWC, Verizon Wireless and Skype announced to bring Skype to Verizon Wireless smartphones in March. The new Skype mobile product enhances Verizon Wireless’ smartphones for users who’ve data plans by offering a new way to call around the globe, while also giving hundreds of millions of Skype users around the world the opportunity to communicate with friends, family and business colleagues in US using Verizon Wireless. The two companies have created an exclusive, easy-to-use Skype mobile offering for 3G smartphones. Verizon Wireless 3G smartphone users with data plans can use Skype mobile to: make and receive unlimited Skype-to-Skype voice calls to any Skype user around the globe on America’s most reliable wireless network; call international phone numbers at competitive Skype Out calling rates; send and receive instant messages to other Skype users; and remain always connected with the ability to see friends’ online presence." Following phones're mentioned as being able to take advantage of this new Verizon/Skype relationship: BlackBerry Storm 9530; BlackBerry Storm2; BlackBerry Curve 8330; BlackBerry Curve 8530; BlackBerry Curve 8830 World Edition; BlackBerry Tour 9630; Motorola Droid; HTC Droid Eris; Motorola Devour.

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