Mobile phone VoIP calling becomes easier
20th May 2007 | 23:00
Fring hooks up with The Cloud for mobile VoIP
Fring and The Cloud today introduced a mobile VoIP client optimised to carry fring's service on The Cloud's Wi-Fi network. Anyone with an account with The Cloud will be able to use the service from a Wi-Fi-enabled mobile phone. Mobile users with the fring client loaded onto their Wi-Fi-enabled phones can set their handsets to automatically recognize, log on to and register on The Cloud.
The fring service provides a range of free mobile VoIP communications services, using mobile phone networks or via Wi-Fi hotspots. Users can make voice calls and send messages using services including Skype , Google Talk , Windows Live Messenger (MSN) and Twitter .
"Auto-connection to The Cloud's Wi-Fi network, which covers the City of London as well as 7,500 locations across the UK, will give fring users easier freedom of movement to mVoIP talk and chat with unaided Internet access from their mobile handsets," commented Roy Timor-Rousso, VP Product Marketing, fring.