Skype on Verizon Wireless

Verizon ( VZ) announced that Skype's largely free calling service -- typically used by computer users to bypass telco charges -- would be available on nine of its phones next month. The free app, called Skype Mobile, will be available for download on at least four BlackBerries, two Motorola ( MOT) phones, and HTC's Eris. Time talked on Skype calls won't count against cellular minutes.

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