– Apple (NASD: AAPL) has lifted restrictions that will now allow developers to create VoIP
applications for its iPhone and iPod touch that will enable the devices to
Internet-based calls over a 3G network.
The company is now including the
necessary tools in its iPhone software development kit.
The move follows
AT&T’s announcement in October that it would allow third-party VoIP
software to be used on its 3G network to make Internet-based phone calls.
the first to offer a VoIP application for the iPhone 3G are iCall and Fring.