Skype adds SMS capabilities

Skype SMS chat window

With the latest beta of Skype for Mac, they’ve added some .

Om Malik adds:

In addition, the company announced a deal with FON and SMC. SMC will sell a Skype enabled WiFi for for 139 Euros, and buyers will get a La Fonera router from FON and 500 SkypeOut minutes.

Update: Note that this beta seems to lose your bookmarked chats — and they don’t reappear until someone in the bookmarked channel sends out a message!

Author: Chris Messina

Head of West Coast Business Development at Republic. Ever-curious product designer and technologist. Hashtag inventor. Previously: (YC W18), Uber, Google.

4 thoughts on “Skype adds SMS capabilities”

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    I need an free sms service for my homepage.
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