Vonage has launched Vonage Mobile, its first mobile calling application for smartphones. This free downloadable application provides seamless, low-cost international calling while on Wi-Fi or cellular networks.
It’s available for download on the iPhone, BlackBerry and iPod touch.
The app works with the existing mobile plans, what lets you keep your number, mobile device, existing contacts and mobile service provider.
Nimbuzz is partnering with Voxbone to offer its VoIP calling service using local DID access numbers – without the need for 3G or Wi-Fi connectivity.
The arrangement means that users can make voice calls to contacts using most of the popular IM and VoIP services, including Gizmo5 and Skype, in over 50 countries.
Microsoft is to launch the Zune HD this autumn and the device will have access to TV, movies and games through the Xbox Live Video Marketplace.
Essentially being lined up as a rival to Apple’s iPod Touch, the new PMP will have a built-in HD Radio receiver, an OLED touch screen interface, wi-fi, a multi-touch UI for Internet Explorer.
Intelecom has announced that it has obtained the rights to sell the 1World1Phone mobile phone.
The VoIP communications provider will sell the handset separately as well as a package with the 1Button to Wi-Fi adapter.
Truphone has launched a major upgrade to its free mobile VoIP application for the iPhone.
The latest version of the Apple handset’s first-ever VoIP app boasts increased ease of use, speed of function response, intuitiveness and simplicity – along with improved voice quality.
Vopium has become the latest mobile VoIP provider to introduce an iPhone application.
The addition to its supported handsets comes as the company was named winner of this year’s European Mobile VoIP Technology Innovation Award by Frost & Sullivan.
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The California-based operation now offers content and primetime channels to over 6 million subscribers on more than 350 handset models on its managed mobile media service.
The BBC has launched a service that allows UK viewers to watch live TV programs from suitable Wi-Fi connected mobile phones.
BBC Live TV is available in a beta test form, offering a limited number of the broadcaster’s channels, plus its radio stations.
T-Mobile G1 customers have downloaded on average more than 40 applications from Android Market.
With one million G1s sold that adds up to 40 million downloads in total since the first Android handset was launched six months ago.
Nimbuzz has today released what it describes as the most comprehensive VoIP application for the iPhone after "quite a few" rejections from Apple.
Building on its iPhone app launched in November, Nimbuzz users can now make international calls to mobiles and landlines at domestic rates by dialing a local access number available in over 50 countries.