Skype: the iPhone app for 3G calls downloaded 5 million times – Macitynet.it
The Skype version 2.0.0 app has been downloaded over 5 million times. The announcement comes directly from Skype which recorded the download record in just 4 days, starting from Sunday, the day of release on the App Store of the new version 2.0.0 until yesterday. Recall that Skype 2.0.0 for iPhone the first version of the client for iPhone which makes it possible to make VoIP calls using a 3G cellular data connection. With previous versions of the app, VoIP calls were only possible when the user was connected to a Wi-Fi network.
Russ Shaw, general manager of Skype for mobile devices said that demand for the new Skype has been high in several geographic areas, notably Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. Despite the great success of the new Skype for iPhone, the first complaints were not lacking due to the abandonment of the completely free one-paid model for Skype calls to Skype on iPhone. Starting in 2011, users who want to use Skype VoIP to call other Skype users on smartphones will have to buy phone credit for payments per minute or sign up for a subscription. Macitynet talked about the turning point of Skype in this article.
Skype version 2.0.0 for iPhone can be downloaded for free from this App Store page.