About Skype


Talk anywhere with Skype on your mobile

Skype is software that enables the world's conversations. Millions of individuals and businesses use Skype to make free video and voice
calls, send instant messages
and share files with other Skype
users. Everyday, people also use Skype to make low-cost calls to
landlines and mobiles.



Skype was founded in 2003. It’s based in Luxembourg, with offices in Europe, the US and Asia. It’s owned by an investor group led by
Silver Lake group and which
includes eBay Inc, Joltid
Limited and Skype founders Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis, the
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Andreessen Horowitz.


Responsible for 12% of global international calling minutes, and with its users making 3.1 billion minutes of calls to landlines and mobiles in the
third quarter of
2009,


Skype is a leading global internet communications company. And of course, Skype-to-Skype voice and video calls are completely free. In the
fourth quarter of 2009,Skype users made 36.1 billion minutes of
Skype-to-Skype calls, and over a third of these were video calls.
Buzzing 24 hours a day, 7 days a
week, worldwide. At peak times, there are up to 23 million people
online.


What’s most important, however, is what Skype can do. Voice and video calling, IM and SMS are now available on a wide range of operating
systems and mobile devices. They connect business colleagues, saving
them time and money and allowing them to stay ahead of the
competition. And they help keep friends and families together,
wherever they are in the world.


Useful site: www.skype.com/intl/en/support/user-guides/

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