As the advancements in VoIP apps progresses, the way we make phone calls is constantly changing. Many of the VoIP applications make it possible to video chat or make phone calls for free. To use and download any VoIP application for your smartphone, access to a mobile broadband connection is needed. While there are many VoIP apps available to download on your smartphone, these are 5 of the best.
Skype is the largest and most used of the VoIP apps. It is available on just about every smart phone market including the iPhone and Android. The Skype app allows you to be able to send and receive calls and instant messages from other Skype users all around the world. This means video calls can be made to a desktop using your phone with the Skype app. To use Skype on your smart phone, a 3G (or 4G) mobile broadband signal is required.
The Fring application allows its users to send instant messages and make video calls for free. To be able to contact another person, they must also have the Fring app downloaded on their smart phone and a very good mobile broadband connection. Fring allows for you to access multiple instant messaging services using one app including Google Talk, MSN, Yahoo and AIM.
The Vopium app is available for both the iPhone and Android smart phones, and it allows for 15 minutes of free calling to anywhere in the world. 15 free messages can also be sent when using the app. Vopium has several features that help separate it from the other VoIP apps available today. Unlike most other VoIP apps, Vopium allows you to call any phone in the world and it retains your original cell phone number. Once the 15 free minutes of call are over, Vopium will also find a way to redirect the call to save you money.
Viber is a VoIP app that allows for free calls to people that have Viber downloaded on their smart phone. The app is available on the iPhone and all Android smart phones. In addition to allowing you to make free phone calls, Viber also features enhance call quality.
Vonage is used by millions of people in their household to make cheaper international calls, but it is now available on your cell phone. Subscribers to Vonage can make an unlimited amount of phone calls using their smart phone through the Vonage app. This app will not be used by everyone, but it is handy for the people that subscribe to the service.
This is a guest article by Ruben Corbo, a writer for the website Broadband Expert where you can find internet service providers in your area and compare prices on different deals for your mobile broadband needs.