Friday, March 31, 2006

Free U.S. Calls From Lycos VoIP SoftPhone

Lycos has launched of Lycos Phone, the internet's first-ever VoIP softphone application to combine robust entertainment features that fulfilling users' communication and entertainment needs by converting their laptops and desktops into second phones.

With Lycos Phone, users can make free calls from PC to PC. They can also make free PC to PC video calls and receive unlimited free incoming calls from any landline or mobile phone, from around the world. Users also receive 100 free minutes of PC to landline and PC to mobile phone calls, and can earn additional free minutes through various promotional offers with Lycos Phone.

Key Features:

  • FREE Your own U.S. phone number

  • FREE unlimited incoming calls from landline, mobile and PC

  • FREE 100 minutes credit to call any U.S. number

  • FREE FAX and voicemail to email
  • Live Video Calls
  • Watch Movie Trailers, Streaming IPTV

  • Earn additional credit up to 2000 free minutes


  • What's the catch? you may ask, that is one - Lycos Phone displays advertisements and offers at the bottom of the client, similar to what MSN Messenger and other clients do. Also, if you take any of these offers you earn additional credits to make both domestic and international calls.

    This is certainly a whole new benchmark for VoIP set by the Lycos so, what is next for Skype, Google Talk, Microsoft Live and Yahoo Messenger?

    For full review of Lycos Phone with Tom Keating and free to download Lycos VoIP softphone