What The Fring Is Going On With Skype?

If you're a Fring user then its been a mixed up few days, iPhone 4 client and 3G video calling one day, loss of Skype connectivity the next. Now there's the inevitable fallout as the two companies dispute who has been guilty of what.

The upshot is that Fring users (primarily mobile users) lose out on video calling to Skype. Given the dismal state of Skype's own mobile clients - none of which have video support - that's a real blow.

So mobile users looking to enjoy the benefits of voice and video over IP will either need to convince their friends to move to Fring, use Facetime (Wifi and iPhone 4 only), switch to Three (voice only) or do a combination of all three.

Skype and Fring need to sort their differences and quickly...