fring is a mobile internet service and community that allows users to access and interact with a variety of communication services such as Skype®, MSN® Messenger, Google Talk™, ICQ, SIP, Twitter, Yahoo!™ and AIM®. Through fring, you can send and receive calls as well as message all of your contacts all will using your cellular data plan or a WiFi connection rather than use your minutes. You can even make affordable local and international calls to landline and regular cellular numbers using your SkypeOut/SkypeIn account or almost any VoIP service. fring is compatible with Symbian 8, 9.1, 9.2, Windows Mobile 5 & 6 and UIQ handsets.
Basic Info fring Answers
Headquarters London, UK
Year Established 2007
Call Type(s) Voice over WiFi (VoWiFi), Voice over 3G (Vo3G)
Compatible Phones fring is compatible with all Symbian 8, 9.1, 9.2, Windows Mobile 5 & 6 and UIQ handsets.
Availability fring service can be used anywhere you have cellular or WiFi network connectivity.
Free Calls fring allows you to make free calls to all of your Skype, MSN Messenger, Google Talk, ICQ, Yahoo! and AIM friends.
Phone Number With fring there is no need for a new phone number since fring leverages your existing communications services.
Calling Rates fring users can make cheap local and international calls to landlines and regular mobile contacts using your SkypeOut account or hundreds of SIP-based providers such as Eutelia, GizmoProject, VoipCheap, VoipStunt, Free World & SIPNET over fring, even from non-SIP enabled handsets
SMS fring utilizes your IM clients, rather than SMS messaging.
Instant Messaging With fring you can instant message your Skype, MSN Messenger, Google Talk, ICQ, SIP, Twitter, Yahoo! and AIM friends.
Special Features fring users can send and receive files, in addition to setting up auto-roam so that fring automatically detects when you move from one WiFi hotspot to the next.
Pay only for the time you talk: Six second billing after the first minute, no contract, no hidden fees.