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Symbian Handsets Get Upgraded Skype Mobile Client

Skype VoIP Provider, has released an updated version of its mobile client for Symbian OS adding support for high-end mobiles like N8, C7 and E5.

It uses SILK support which is company’s high quality audio codec. SILK ensures that voice calls are crystal clear even when subscribers are in low-bandwidth area.

New version promises to bring along interface changes, easier way to add contacts & photo to profile and set mood message. Improved menu navigation and user interface updates to fit larger screens are also among the enhancements.

Given below are the salient features of Skype VoIP client with snapshots of application running on Symbian^1 (S60v5 OS 9.4) Phone:

Free Skype-to-Skype calls and IM on 3G or WiFi (Mobile to PC & vice versa are also supported)
Save money on calls and texts (SMS) to phones abroad.
Share pictures, videos and other files from your phone.

Call & IM to Skype Contacts Free

If you already use Skype on a computer, you’ll see your full contact list when you sign in to Skype on your Nokia or Sony Ericsson. Call free Skype-to-Skype on your mobile, and send and receive instant messages (IMs) one-to-one or with a group.

Calls & Texts to Phones Abroad

Call and text people who don’t have Skype at really low rates. It’s especially great value if you’re calling or texting people who live abroad. Simply dial the number in Skype and pay with Skype Credit or talk unlimited with a subscription. When you’re abroad, connect to a Wifi zone and avoid roaming charges on calls and texts. This applies to Skype-to-Skype calls, plus calls and texts to phones.

File Sharing

It’s also free to send and receive pictures, videos, and other files so you can share your experiences and stay in touch when you’re away from a computer. Take a picture with your built-in camera and send it to friends on Skype.

Change Log:

  • Added support for the new Symbian phones, including the Nokia N8, C7 and E5,
  • Included SILK, high quality audio codec, which should help make sure your calls are crystal clear, even when you’re on a low-bandwidth connection,
  • Number of interface improvements, making it easier to add contacts, navigate, add a photo to your profile and set your mood message.
  • Updated the interface to better fit larger screens

    Where To Download

    To download new version of skype client visit http://skype.com/m from mobile or alternatively download it from here


    Illegal VoIP Gateway Caught in Karachi

    Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) conducted a joint raid at Gulshan-e-Iqbal Karachi which resulted in confiscation of functional illegal gateway telephone setup. The illegal setup consisted of four GSM Gateways, Tellulars, Switches, Routers and number of SIMs of different operators. During the raid one person was apprehended. This action was a result of efforts of highly technical professionals and dedicated workers of PTA who check and monitor the illegal call termination business on twenty four hours basis and adopt different procedures and processes to apprehend persons involved in the activity, not only to safeguard the national exchequer but also to ensure severe punishment as per the law. Chairman PTA, Dr. Mohammed Yaseen appreciated the joint efforts of PTA and FIA teams and also warned all those involved in the illegal telecom business to stop their activities, otherwise PTA shall take strict action against them as per the law.


    Send Unlimited Free SMS to 19 Countries of Asia

    Vopium is offering unlimited Free SMS to 19 Asian countries including Pakistan.

    This limited time promotion will allow Vopium users to send unlimited and Free SMS to over 2.5 billion population in Asia. However, you must have SMS package activated on your account, which may charge you Vopium’s regular fee.

    Offer is valid till January 1st, 2011.

    Vopium users can either use this services by installing Vopium application on their mobile phones or through web by visiting vopium website.

    Vopium application for mobile phones works via Wi-Fi and from your PC, as well as from the mobile network via GPRS. It must be noted that there may be data for GPRS usage, according to your subscription.

    Click here to start sending SMS now: vopium.com/free-sms-to-asia.

    Everyone can send Free SMS to the following countries;

    Sri Lanka
    Vopium is a VoIP provider company that offers free downloadable app for mobile phones that enables users to save upto 90% on international call rates and SMS.


    Call Phone from Your Gmail

    Google is easing our lives, this time by embedding a phone dialer in your Gmail. Earlier it was told that phone feature is only for people in US and Canada, however, phone dialer is appearing in all countries for now.

    Google said that calls to the U.S. and Canada will be free for at least the rest of the year and calls to other countries will be billed at very nominal rates.

    Kick going by simply installing the voice and video plug-in and you are done!

    P.S. Calls made to US from Pakistan are not getting through, at the moment at least.

    Note: Using VoIP in Pakistan without license is not entirely legal.

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