The Skype 2.0 iPhone app was released today which gives users the ability to make Skype calls over your 3G connection.
In the past, Skype users were only able to use the app to make Skype calls over Wifi.
Additional new features and enhancements in version 2, according to its developers, include:
- Near CD-quality sound for Skype-to-Skype calls using wideband audio on iPhone 3GS or 2nd generation iPod touch and onwards.
- Enhanced call quality indicator, which will help customers choose the best moment to call.
- Improved start-up time
- Rapid access to the dial pad from the home screen
Details of pricing for next year was not announced, however, speculation is that Skypes prices will still make it a cheaper alternative to wirless carrier rates for long distance calls.
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