Fring Offers Skype Competitor With No Wi-Fi Restrictions
Oct 5, 2010, 5:46 AM by Philip Berne
On the heels of the launch of a Skype app for Android, Fring today announced its FringOut calling service for Android phones. Like Skype's service, FringOut lets users make calls using a data network. FringOut offers calling rates starting at $0.01 per minute for select international destinations. Unlike Skype's new app, which is restricted to Wi-Fi use only in the U.S., Fring says its app works over 3G (and 4G) data networks, in addition to Wi-Fi. The Fring app is available from the Android App Market.
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Fring is trash