Skype today has announced details of its Skype Pro service in Europe.

For a flat monthly subscription fee, Skype Pro users in Britain will be able to talk for free (with a small connection fee) to landlines in the UK

Skype Pro costs £1.50 a month with an £8 introductory fee for the first five months of service, while the connection fee per call is 3.3p.

Skype features like video calling, conference calling for up to 10 people, and Skypecasts are all included.

Apart from the landline calls that are free, Skype Pro also features free voicemail, a discount of £16 on SkypeIn numbers, and £4 in credit when you sign up.

Additionally, Skype is offer new Pro users a £21 discount on the Philips VoIP 841 phone and a £7 discount on an SMC WiFi phone.