Lycos Launches Lycos Phone

Mar 31, 2006

Lycos, Inc., a media destination for creators and consumers of content, has announced the launch of Lycos Phone, a VoIP softphone application that combines entertainment features, powered by Globe7.

Lycos offers a free downloadable white label VoIP platform, in partnership with Globe7. With Lycos Phone, users can make free calls from PC to PC. They can also make free PC to PC video calls and receive unlimited free incoming calls from any landline or mobile phone, from around the world. Users also receive 100 free minutes of PC to landline and PC to mobile phone calls, and can earn additional free minutes through various promotional offers with Lycos Phone.

The Lycos Phone platform provides free video on demand access to more than 300 movie trailers, business news, world sports, and more, allowing users to search the Web while chatting with buddies. Lycos Phone offers a free U.S. phone number, free fax, and free voicemail to email. Currently, Globe7 supports Windows 2000 and XP. Future enhancements will support Linux, Mac OS, Palm OS, and Pocket PC.