Originally Posted by Cdesja5
Skype, with a subscription (quite cheap) will allow you to have a number associated with your account that anyone can call from a regular phone, let you send and receive SMS and call phone numbers. Only problem AFAIK is that you need wireless or a data plan to initiate calls.
Is SMS exchange done via a local phone call set up via Skype? I stopped using Skype few years ago because quality of international calls was very bad from NZ.