Gmail can be Used to Make Telephone Calls

Google Inc. finally launched a service that allows to make calls to the phone directly from the e-mail account. With the existence of this service, Google is ready to compete with Skype site that provides similar services, both traditional operators like AT & T Inc. and Verizon Communications.

This service can already tried since Wednesday (08/25/2010) yesterday. From Gmail account, users can make calls to home and mobile phone for free until the end of this year for the U.S. and Canada, and the super-low fare to the phone to another country.

For example, if a user wants to call to England, Germany, China, France, and Japan, it cost only 2 cents U.S. per minute.

Several analysts said that this service will become a greater threat to Skype other than the traditional operators. The reason, traditional operators have started to compete by cutting telephone costs in recent years.