enabling 3G streaming over the iPhone's SlingPlayer app, Verizon Wireless has one-upped that gesture in a big gargantuan way. Starting next month, all Verizon Wireless customers with smartphones (and an accompanying data plan) will be able to make and receive unlimited Skype-to-Skype voice calls to any user in the world over its 3G network. Let us repeat that: VZW, which is known historically as one of the most controlling carriers in this great nation, is opening up its 3G network for limitless Skype calling. The forthcoming Skype Mobile application will also support Skype Out calling, instant messaging between Skype users and an ability to "remain always connected... to see friends' online presence." Nine smartphones will be compatible at launch (the full list is after the break), and we're guessing that more will be added in due time. Sprint, T-Mobile, AT&T -- your move. Make it count.Continue reading Verizon to allow unlimited Skype calling over 3G starting next month
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