From ChinaTechNews: “Skype, a free peer-to-peer voice software which can be downloaded from the Internet, has recently launched a new function called SkypeOut, a radically new kind of IP service. The communication signals of SkypeOut are transmitted via the Internet, instead of through normal telecommunications networks.
According to published reports in China, Skype’s launch in China may decrease telecommunications charges in the future. ”
More about this news is here.