Skype has announced its Voice over IP (VoIP) service is now available on the Android platform. This means you can make VoIP calls over 3G or Wi-Fi (in USA only) on your Android phones. However, it only works on Android 2.1 and higher.

Skype has now made their Voice over IP (VoIP) service available on the Android platform, though its going to be available on version 2.1 (Eclair) and higher. This means you can make Skype-to-Skype calls around the world, SkypeOut to landline/mobile phones, as well as send and receive messages.

You can make VoIP calls via 3G or Wi-Fi (only available in US). The Skype app is able to sync your Android and Skype contacts together, allowing you to make calls conveniently to your Android contacts. According to the company, the app works on most phones, except Samsung Galaxy S. However, Skype is working on a fix to solve the issue.

Source: InformationWeek