Okinawa Cellular Telephone Company
November 8, 2010
KDDI Corporation and Okinawa Cellular Telephone Company today announced to start offering "Skype™ au" service that allows voice calls and instant messaging on au smartphones featuring Android™ OS at the same time as the release of "IS03."
Through the joint venture with Skype, KDDI has developed "Skype™ au," an application specialized for au smartphones, to be preinstalled on models starting from "IS03." With the application, customers can enjoy not only Skype-to-Skype voice calls, but also instant messaging (chat) and international calls.
"Skype™ au" uses au's mobile phone network, enabling customers to enjoy stable voice calls with Skype users around the world with the quality and easy usage of mobile phones.
To allow as many smartphone users experience "Skype™ au," we will offer all voice calls using this application to Skype users, including those of "Skype™ au," free of charge until Wednesday, November 30, 2011 .
Please see the attached for more details.