Agenda <ul><li>What is Skype? </li></ul><ul><li>What does Skype offer? </li></ul><ul><li>Where can you use Skype? </li></u...
What is Skype? <ul><li>“ Software that enables the world’s conversations” </li></ul><ul><li>Millions of individuals and bu...
What is Skype? <ul><li>Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis founded Skype in 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Skype started off as &quot...
What Does Skype Offer? <ul><li>Features </li></ul><ul><li>Skype-to-Skype Calls </li></ul><ul><li>Free Video Calls </li></u...
Where Can You Use Skype? <ul><li>Free Skype-to-Skype Calls </li></ul><ul><li>Free Instant Messaging </li></ul><ul><li>Free...
Where Can You Use Skype? <ul><li>Skype Mobile </li></ul><ul><li>Allows you to access your Skype account on a mobile device...
Where Can You Use Skype? <ul><li>Skype To Go Number </li></ul><ul><li>Buy Skype Credit or a Subscription to activate your ...
Where Can You Use Skype?
Where Can You Use Skype? <ul><li>Skype on your TV </li></ul><ul><li>Free Skype-to-Skype calls with anyone in the world </l...
Where Can You Use Skype? <ul><li>Skype at Work </li></ul><ul><li>Free Skype-to-Skype calls anywhere in the world </li></ul...
Where Can You Use Skype?
Getting Started www.Skype.com
Downloading Skype to Your Computer
Starting Up Your Skype Account <ul><li>Once you have a Skype Name and Password, you can sign in immediately and be connect...
Your Skype Home Screen on Windows
Your Skype Home Screen on MAC
SMS on your Windows
SMS on your MAC
Phone Calls on Windows
Phone Calls on Your MAC
Video Chatting on Your Windows
Video Chatting on Your MAC
Skype Wrap-Up <ul><li>Free Skype-to-Skype Calls, Video Calls, Instant Messaging, File Sharing, and Screen Sharing </li></u...
QUESTIONS? Skype Wrap-Up
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  1. 2. Agenda <ul><li>What is Skype? </li></ul><ul><li>What does Skype offer? </li></ul><ul><li>Where can you use Skype? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you use Skype? </li></ul>
  2. 3. What is Skype? <ul><li>“ Software that enables the world’s conversations” </li></ul><ul><li>Millions of individuals and businesses are members </li></ul><ul><li>Free video and voice calls, instant messages, and file sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Low-cost calls to landlines and mobiles </li></ul>
  3. 4. What is Skype? <ul><li>Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis founded Skype in 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Skype started off as &quot;Sky peer-to-peer“, was then shortened to Skyper, and then finally to Skype when the domain name for Skyper was already taken </li></ul><ul><li>The founders sold Skype to eBay in 2005 for $3.1 billion </li></ul><ul><li>In the fourth quarter of 2005 Skype had 74.7 million users, in the third quarter of 2009 that number increased to 521 million users </li></ul>
  4. 5. What Does Skype Offer? <ul><li>Features </li></ul><ul><li>Skype-to-Skype Calls </li></ul><ul><li>Free Video Calls </li></ul><ul><li>Call Landlines and Mobiles </li></ul><ul><li>Conference Calls </li></ul><ul><li>Skype To Go Number </li></ul><ul><li>Instant Messaging </li></ul><ul><li>Group Instant Messaging </li></ul><ul><li>Send Files </li></ul><ul><li>Screen Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>SMS (Text Messaging) </li></ul><ul><li>Online Number </li></ul><ul><li>Voicemail </li></ul><ul><li>Voicemail to Text </li></ul><ul><li>Call Forwarding </li></ul><ul><li>Call Transfer </li></ul><ul><li>Caller ID </li></ul><ul><li>Skype Access </li></ul>
  5. 6. Where Can You Use Skype? <ul><li>Free Skype-to-Skype Calls </li></ul><ul><li>Free Instant Messaging </li></ul><ul><li>Free Video Calls </li></ul><ul><li>Call Phones and Mobiles </li></ul><ul><li>Voicemail </li></ul><ul><li>Forward Calls to a Phone when your Offline </li></ul>Skype on Your Computer
  6. 7. Where Can You Use Skype? <ul><li>Skype Mobile </li></ul><ul><li>Allows you to access your Skype account on a mobile device </li></ul><ul><li>Free Skype-to-Skype calls and IM with Verizon Wireless </li></ul><ul><li>Skype-to-Skype, IM and global calls from Skype mobile™ don’t use your wireless plan minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Skype is ‘always on’ to receive calls anytime </li></ul>
  7. 8. Where Can You Use Skype? <ul><li>Skype To Go Number </li></ul><ul><li>Buy Skype Credit or a Subscription to activate your number </li></ul><ul><li>Get a number that’s local to your area code </li></ul><ul><li>Use any phone to call your Skype To Go number and reach your international contacts at regular Skype rates </li></ul>
  8. 9. Where Can You Use Skype?
  9. 10. Where Can You Use Skype? <ul><li>Skype on your TV </li></ul><ul><li>Free Skype-to-Skype calls with anyone in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Free Video Calls face to face from your couch </li></ul><ul><li>Call most phones with Skype service </li></ul>
  10. 11. Where Can You Use Skype? <ul><li>Skype at Work </li></ul><ul><li>Free Skype-to-Skype calls anywhere in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Face-to-Face meetings with out ever leaving your desk </li></ul><ul><li>Video conferencing for multi-person meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Safely chat and send large files easily </li></ul>
  11. 12. Where Can You Use Skype?
  12. 13. Getting Started www.Skype.com
  13. 14. Downloading Skype to Your Computer
  14. 15. Starting Up Your Skype Account <ul><li>Once you have a Skype Name and Password, you can sign in immediately and be connected to millions! </li></ul>
  15. 16. Your Skype Home Screen on Windows
  16. 17. Your Skype Home Screen on MAC
  17. 18. SMS on your Windows
  18. 19. SMS on your MAC
  19. 20. Phone Calls on Windows
  20. 21. Phone Calls on Your MAC
  21. 22. Video Chatting on Your Windows
  22. 23. Video Chatting on Your MAC
  23. 24. Skype Wrap-Up <ul><li>Free Skype-to-Skype Calls, Video Calls, Instant Messaging, File Sharing, and Screen Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Skype-To-Go number, Calling Abroad, and Text Messages </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate with almost anyone anywhere in the world </li></ul>
  24. 25. QUESTIONS? Skype Wrap-Up
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