Skype revealed its forthcoming over-the-top calling and messaging application for BlackBerry 10 will be a port of its existing app for Google's Android.
Microsoft's Skype unit launched a new program to support direct carrier billing for Skype mobile VoIP credits in Russia, and the company said it will bring the service to the United States as well.
Over-the-top players are increasingly being courted for partnerships and revenue-sharing opportunities by fixed and mobile operators, claims a new report from the Chief Marketing Officer Council
Microsoft is temporarily disabling People Hub integration with the latest version of its Skype application for Windows Phone 8 devices, citing device stability concerns.
There will be more than 1 billion users of over-the-top (OTT) mobile VoIP services by 2017, reflecting a dramatic shift in how voice traffic is carried over the next five years, according to a new report from Juniper Research.
FreedomPop, the wireless broadband startup formed last year by Skype founder Niklas Zennstrom, began taking orders Wednesday for $89 modems that will allow its customers to surf Clearwire's 4G network for free.
Spain's three largest operators are banding together to launch rich communication services (RCS) in an effort to compete with OTT providers such as Skype, Viber and WhatsApp.
Skype released an upgraded version of its free over-the-top calling and messaging service for Apple's iOS, adding support for parent Microsoft's Hotmail, Messenger and Outlook.com.
Over-the-top communications currently represent the largest threat to mobile operator revenues, according to a latest report from ARCchart.
Over-the-top VoIP services like Skype are predicted to cost telcos $479 billion ( €370 billion ) by 2020, according to a new study from research firm Ovum, but the situation for operators may not be as dire as many think.