Free Calls With Skypeout

Skype is now free to use to make calls to any phone, be it mobile or landline, within the US and Canada.

There’s no strings attached, except, the offer is only good until the end of 2006, after which Skype will decide whether or not to continue the service.

Some users may experience difficulty if their computer’s ip is not listed as being in the US or Canada. Check to make sure by going to

Now if they could only make telepathy free, that would be something to phone home about.

Read more at Skype blog and Lifehacker.


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  1. The Frog says:

    It’s not just poor geolocation, according to the Skype forums–not to mention the blog post you just mentioned–it’s a widespread issue affecting a whole lot of people (myself included). There are loads of complaints on the Skype forums: and the powers that be say they’re looking into it.