Luxembourg, December 19th, 2006 — Skype is to announce a new pricing structure for SkypeOut™ worldwide. Further details will be available from January 18th 2007.
The new pricing strategy will provide over 136 million registered Skype users with more exciting and cost-effective ways of keeping in touch with their friends and family across the world.
Earlier this week, Skype announced its new calling plan for the North American market. This plan offers registered Skype users a paid for annual subscription service to make 12 months of unlimited SkypeOut calls to any phones within the U.S. and Canada. Skype has offered a number of paid for services since July 2004 including SkypeIn™, SkypeOut and Skype Voicemail.
Skype’s new pricing structure includes a connection fee of 0–0.039 euros per call (exclusive of VAT) effective from 13.00 CET, January 18th 2007.
Skype continues to be the most popular internet communications tool in the market. Skype is fully committed to giving its users the best possible experience when communicating online. Skype-to-Skype calls will always be free.
Skype is the world's fastest-growing Internet communication offering, allowing unlimited free voice, video and instant messaging communication between users of Skype Software. With over 136 million registered users, Skype is available in 28 languages and is used in almost every country around the world. Skype generates revenue through its premium offerings such as making and receiving calls to and from landline and mobile phones, voicemail, call forwarding and personalization including ringtones and avatars. Skype also has relationships with a growing network of hardware and software providers. Visit Skype at www.skype.com.
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