OTT mobile VoIP subscribers near 1 billion

The number of global OTT mobile VoIP subscribers increased more than 550 per cent during 2012 to reach over 640 million, and is expected to approach the 1 billion mark in 2013, according to Infonetics Research.

Fring takes iPhone video calling cellular

Apple set itself a real challenge with the iPhone 4, by making video calling – the great white elephant of 3G – one of the device’s main advertising points. And if FaceTime, as Apple rebranded it, isn’t crippled by history, it is certainly challenged by the fact that it only works over wifi. Until now that is, but it’s not Apple that has brought video calling to the cellular networks.

Fring brings true VoIP over 3G to Austria

Mobile VoIP player Fring made wave on Wednesday, announcing a partnership with leading Austrian mobile operator, mobilkom. Under the agreement, mobilkom austria, which offers products under the popular A1 brand, will give customers access to a dedicated version of the Fring mobile client. The fact that this service will use proper VoIP over 3G, rather […]