Fring Announces FringOut To Take On Skype
VoIP service Fring has announced FringOut, a new service that allows you to make cheap phone calls to landlines and mobile phones. FringOut is starting out on the Nokia S60 and then will arrive on Android and the iPhone soon too. FringOut is promising calls for one cent per minute. Check out the video and press release after the break:
fring brings all the benefits of PC Internet calling with the convenience of mobile with its new fringOut service, offering worldwide mobile calls from 1c/minute
fring adds complementary voice services to its leading mobile video calling
London, United Kingdom, 19 September 2010. fring, the mobile communication service that connects people with mobile-internet rich communication, now takes the benefits of mobile internet communication to a new level with the launch of fringOut.
In adding fringOut to its rich video offering, fring now enables users to make almost-free international calls to any regular landline or mobile phone throughout hundreds of worldwide destinations, with rates as low as 1¢ a minute. fringOut is easy to use and fully-integrated into the familiar fring mobile experience.
The tens of millions of fring community members continue to enjoy completely free calls, free video calls, live chat and more with friends on fring and popular online services, and now enjoy ‘almost-free’ calls to friends and family on any phone, anywhere, with fringOut directly from the integrated fring contact list.
“Hundreds of millions of people have tried low-cost internet calling on their PC or through restricted mobile offerings. With the launch of fringOut, fringsters can benefit from internet calling with the convenience of mobile without cumbersome wires and cables.” said Avi Shechter, Co-Founder & CEO of fring. “The fringOut service joins our leading video service, to create a fun, internet-rich, cost-effective mobile experience for our thriving community of tens of millions of fringsters.”
fring users have the freedom to choose how they communicate with their friends including using fring Internet calling to other fring users and other communities, fringOut, SIP or GSM.
fringOut is currently available for Nokia S60 (Symbian) devices and will soon be available on iPhone and Android devices.
Users can start using fringOut by downloading fring’s latest version and signing up to fringOut.
[Engadget]This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at +AmitChowdhry