Truphone has launched new applications which enable iPhone and iPod Touch customers to make and receive Skype calls and ges to the entire Skype user base. Owners of the iPhone and Ipod Touch that sign up to Truphone will be able to reach their Skype friends on their Skype ID from January 12th.
In addition to cheap Skype voice calls over the internet, Truphone has introduced two-way instant messaging over MSN Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger and Google Talk. Customers will also be able to make and receive VoIP calls with Google Talk and voice functionality will shortly be added to MSN Messenger and Yahoo! Messenger. Meanwhile, Truphone says it has also intergrated Twitter into its application.
The Truphone application is free to download to either the iPhone and iPod Touch.