five years after it’s launch, skype is now the largest long-distance phone company!
skype‘s cross-border traffic grew approximately 41% in ’08 to 33B mins – equivalent to 8% of combined intl. telephone + skype traffic.
now, with the “skype for SIP” beta program released, wherein they have now enabled traditional business phone communication to go through skype, things are expected to look even brighter.
for the IT PINOY‘s, skype is a free software that offers VOIP call service. you can do calls to landline, mobile, pc-to-pc (skype-to-skype) anywhere in the world to anyone who’s online. for skype-to-skype, you can do free calls, video calls and messages.
the skype rates are cheaper compared to other local services like pldt, globe and smart. check out the rates [here]
read more [gigaom.com]