Now good news for Gmail users in New Year 2011, Google has announced that Gmail users are now able to make free phone calls to the U.S. and Canada and also make cheap phone calls over international calls (Call around the world for pennies per minute) When calling featured was added to Gmail back in August, the company said that it’d be making such calls free “for at least the rest of the year,” with per minute rates starting at $0.02 per minute for international dialing.

The service made a major splash initially, with 1 million calls placed in the first 24 hours and pundits predictably calling the service a potential Skype killer. That said, we haven’t heard many updates about the traction the service is getting since then, though free calling for all of 2011 certainly stands to lure more users.

We’ve more good news from Google, So Stay Tuned and let us know in the comments if you’re making phone calls from Gmail.

Make Free Phone Calls Through Gmail

Now good news for Gmail users in New Year 2011, Google has announced that Gmail users are now able to make free phone calls to the U.S. and Canada and also make cheap phone calls over international calls (Call around the world for pennies per minute) When calling featured was added to Gmail back in August, the company said that it’d be making such calls free “for at least the rest of the year,” with per minute rates starting at $0.02 per minute for international dialing.

The service made a major splash initially, with 1 million calls placed in the first 24 hours and pundits predictably calling the service a potential Skype killer. That said, we haven’t heard many updates about the traction the service is getting since then, though free calling for all of 2011 certainly stands to lure more users.

We’ve more good news from Google, So Stay Tuned and let us know in the comments if you’re making phone calls from Gmail.

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