Daily Archives: October 6, 2009

John Gapper

Somehow, the announcements on the same day that Verizon is linking up with Google on mobile phones, and that AT&T will allow iPhone users to use Skype on its mobile network, feel significant.

There has been a long stand-off between US mobile phone operators and software companies that offer voice over internet services. Google Voice is the latest example of such services, which potentially save consumers money by allowing them, among other things, to make cheap international calls. Read more