No Skype over 3G for Verizon Wireless Samsung Galaxy Tab

PCMag.com is reporting that Verizon Wireless’ Samsung Galaxy Tab will be able to utilize Skype voice-calling, but the service will “only work over Wi-Fi.” The report cites Skype as the first-hand source of the information. Currently, Verizon’s Android smartphones are pre-loaded with a special version of the VoIP calling and chat client that allows users to place Skype calls over Verizon’s 3G data network. It is unclear whether this decision was based on a technical hurdle or procedural red-tape. Regardless, it looks like your 5GB monthly data allowance will not be consumed by Skype usage.

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