February 3, 2010
Ever since Apple authorized VoIP calls over 3G last week, there's been a lot of rumbling around when will Skype flip the switch on its own app. Well, Skype finally answered this question today and the "simple answer is soon". The reason for the delay is that Skype wants to make sure that the quality of the 3G calls will be good enough:
We’re holding ours back for a little bit longer. Why? So that we can give you the very best audio quality we can. When our 3G-capable Skype for iPhone app is released, it’ll let you make calls in wideband audio, giving you greater clarity and fidelity – because that’s what you expect from Skype.Furthermore, they announced that they are very excited about the iPad and that they will likely be making a Skype app for it.
you can expect to hear more from us about Skype for iPad in due courseIf you want to hear it first hand, here is the video:
In the meantime, you can always call over 3G with Skype through Fring.