As we’ve all heard by now, Skype Mobile is coming soon to Verizon’s Blackberry and Android phones. It sounds good, but how does it compare to Google Voice (GV) and why isn’t Verizon pushing Google Voice with the same enthusiasm?

Presumably, the Skype deal involves Skype giving Verizon a cut of the revenue earned selling Skype services to Verizon customers. Otherwise, there would probably be no deal. Skype has always been snubbed by carriers, but they’ve finally figured out how to get in the door… by paying the man! Meanwhile, Google has managed to leverage its Android operating system to get GV distributed. [Read More]