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Keyspan Intros Skype Phone

8/28/2006 11:53:00 AM Eastern

Richmond, CA – PC peripheral maker Keyspan introduced a PC cordless phone today for use with Skype’s PC VoIP service.

The $79 unit features a base station that connects to a PC via USB and uses 2.4GHz technology to communicate with the handset. The handset can activate a Skype call and display online contacts. It also supports caller ID and speed dial for Skype and SkypeOut phone numbers.

The unit’s battery offers 15 hours of talk time and 1,200 hours of standby time. It is shipping immediately.