We heard the rumors, and now we are seeing living proof that Skype has broken free from it’s exclusivity deal with Verizon Wireless and is now finally available in the Android Market for all others. Skype is a free service allowing you to make free local and international calls, (over WiFi only currently in the US) to anyone using the service. You can also use Skype as a free text messaging and video service. Being a Verizon Wireless customer this is also great news for me considering I have a lot of friends and family that until now have not been able to take advantage of the service. Check out the download links below courtesy of Android Central and be sure to drop us a comment, or hit me up on Skype! – crbogart
Once upon a time there as a little rumor that Skype was going to shed its exclusivity with Verizon and once again be available to everyone else. Friends, that day has come. Chat and call all you want. It’s cool. Free Skype to Skype calls. Call internationally for cheap. IM your friends. One caveat here is that calls have to be made over Wifi in the United States, but that’s not the worst thing in the world.
So let’s raise a glass to the death of another exclusive agreement that shut out more users than it included, and get your download on after the break. Thanks to everyone who sent this in!
Courtesy of Android Central
Category: Android News
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