Truphone updates Android app


VoIP provider Truphone has launched an update of its Android application which is compatible with the HTC G1, HTC Magic and HTC Hero devices.

The Truphone for Android 3.0 application enables customers using Truphone, Google Talk and Skype accounts to make cheaper calls by using Wi-Fi access.

The free application also integrates instant messaging support for Skype, GoogleTalk, AIM, Yahoo! and MSN.

The application will be made available to other Android devices with firmware 1.5 or above, including the Motorola Droid and the Google Nexus One.

Truphone chief executive Geraldine Wilson said: “We are delighted to be able now to offer the full Truphone experience to Android device owners around the world.

“The Truphone application allows customers to make free or low cost calls from their mobiles whether they are in or out of Wi-Fi, whether they are using the Android, iPhone, iPod touch or Blackberry devices. The cost savings, convenience and unparalleled call quality on Truphone makes it really easy to stay in touch with friends, family and colleagues all over the world.”