Verizon, Skype partnering to offer VoIP

Skype VoIP
Skype VoIP

In a growing trend, voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) is making inroads into the phone business. The latest to join the gang is Verizon.

The company recently announced a joint press conference with Skype, the leading company offering free as well as subscribed VoIP services. Indications are that VoIP services will be added to some Verizon smartphones over its 3G networks.