Saturday, October 01, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
California Proposes Law That Would Require No Human Presence In Self-driving Cars
Shuttle Releases New Palm-sized and 4K Ultra Slim PC-NC02U Series
Nintendo NES Classic Edition Launches In November, NX Could be Announced Earlier
Foxconn's Sharp to Invest $570 Million on Flexible OLED Panel Production
Google Apps for Work Become Smarter, Part Of New G Suite
Amazon Offers $2.5 Million to Advance Conversational Artificial Intelligence
Raspberry Pi Upgraded With A Visual Overhaul Called Pixel
E FUN Nextbook Ares 11 2-in-1 Android Tablet Costs Just $179
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Mobiles > Technic...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, September 28, 2006
Technical Hurdles Delay Mobile Skype


Most mobile phone users will still have to wait some time for Internet telephony company Skype's mobile service because of technical hurdles and a lack of suitable handsets, Skype's chief executive was quoted as saying in a Finnish newspaper on Thursday.

Skype is working on being able to offer the service to the biggest mobile phone makers and for the Symbian operating system used by Nokia , among others, Skype chief executive and co-founder Niklas Zennstrom told Helsingin Sanomat.

But he said: "We have no publicly available products yet to offer and I can't give you a timetable."

"When we begun developing the mobile phone version we didn't realize the number of technical obstacles. It is challenging and is taking much longer than expected," he added in an interview with the daily.

It had intended the service would be available for handsets made by Nokia and others last year.

Skype has a version available for some mobile devices that use Microsoft's Windows Mobile operating system but these are only sold in fairly low numbers in Europe.

Launched as a free software download in August 2003, Skype offers free computer-to-computer voice calls. Only calls to or from non-Skype customers -- and any extra services -- are charged for.

Many mobile operators have seen Skype as a threat, but Zennstrom said the firm was trying to work with them, and that cooperation with his company could also be a way for smaller operators to challenge the dominant players.


Previous
Next
Toshiba Updates HD DVD Recorder        All News        Sony Ericsson and Fossil to Integrate Watches and Mobile Phones
Vodafone Rolls Out China-made 3G Phones     Mobiles News      Sony Ericsson and Fossil to Integrate Watches and Mobile Phones

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Skype To End Support For Older Android, Windows Phone Builds
Microsoft Introduces Free Skype Meetings
Skype Universal Windows Platform Preview App Coming To Windows 10
Microsoft Buys Analytics Technology From Event Zero to Enhance Skype for Business
Skype for Web Available in the US and UK
Skype Real-time Translation Feature Now Broadly Available
EU court Says Sky Sounds Like Skype
Skype To Be Part Of Windows 10
Skype Gets Auto-translation Feature
Skype Translator Early Preview Online
Skype Qik Keeps You Engaged Between Calls
Latest Skype For Windows Phone Brings Cortana Integration

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .