Dialpad was the first company to allow free calling on landline phones in the US. This was a dotcom luxury we all thought. Almost immediately this unknown company acquired just under 20 million users worldwide keeping in touch with US-based relatives.
Now Skype has decided to make SkypeOut in the US and Canada also free meaning it will become a DialPad clone. By the way, Dialpad is now part of Yahoo! and no longer offers free service.
This news should result in even more users for Skype’s telephone service. This is very very big news.