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Skype with no Wifi or Data Tariff

Novel Tourist

I remember it used to be possible to make a skype call from the app on my Sony mobile by the following:

1. Enter the phone number in the Skype app

2. App sends a short data message across the internet to correspond with server

3. App makes a "normal" mobile (voice) call over GSM to a skype telephone number

4. This call is routed via (presumably) Skype's VOIP network to the destination.


This worked ever-so-well, allowing me to successfully make skype calls even on the move. 3G coverage in the UK is still patchy and I wish I could find an app that still did this functionality so I could use my skype account when traveling.


Any ideas as to whether this is still available, please?

Best regards


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