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3UK and Skype to launch joint handset

Yet another example of the progressive nature of the team at 3UK. Fantastic. I wonder how the market will react to this. We’ll see. And we’ll get a handset and put it through it’s paces soon.

Link: Skype To Launch Own Mobile Phone

Skype is planning to launch its own mobile handset this month, following in the footsteps of Apple, and the all but confirmed mobile phone from Google.

According to BusinessWeek, Skype will offer the handset in conjunction with 3 Mobile in ‘late October” in Britain, Italy, Hong Kong, and Australia, with the 5 remaining 3 Mobile terrotories to follow. For anyone who has ever looked on in envy at tech rollouts in the United States, there are no plans at this stage to launch the mobile phone State side

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