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Skype COO Scott Durchslag at CES 2009


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  • 1. Skype Press Conference CES 2009 January 8, 2009
  • 2. Enabling the world’s conversations Voice Video Data IM SMS personalize
  • 3. 28 Languages Available in nearly every country on earth 8% of world’s calling minutes* *Source: Telegeography 08 30% of users use Skype for business purposes 100 Billion Skype-to-Skype Minutes as of Feb ‘08 370 Million Global Users
  • 4. Skype’s growth has been phenomenal Skype Registered Users (Millions) an increase of 51 percent from a year ago
  • 5. Revenue Growth Skype Revenue (Millions $USD) 7th Consecutive Quarter of Profitability
  • 6. An historic time: Communication moving from HW to SW Hardwired into the network and devices Communications = hardware Software-based network and flexible devices Communications = software Televisions internet Mobiles Computers
  • 7. In this new world, friction is removed and communications flow like water
  • 8. Skype Whenever, Wherever Communications Platform: Drive Quality And Ease-of-Use Communications Platform: Mobiles Desktops Web TVs
  • 9. Photo by: Cheryl Gerber for The New York Times Miles Harvey using Skype to read to his children 900 miles away. Source: New York Times, “Living Apart for the Paycheck” - Jan 2, 2009 Video calling becomes a part of our life
  • 10. Coming Early February – An All New Skype
    • Redesigned interface
    • Full-screen video calling
    • Seamless conversations
    • Super wideband audio
  • 11. Skype launches on the Android platform
    • Additionally, the new ‘thin’ client for Skype is available for download on more than 100 Java-enabled mobile phones from leading handset manufacturers
  • 12. Skype’s other successes in mobile
    • 3 Skypephone
    • Skype for Windows Mobile
  • 13. Announcing Skype for next generation mobile internet devices (MIDs)
    • First, complete communications Skype application for MIDs supporting voice and video calls and IM
  • 14. Skype for Mac 2.8 announced earlier this week
    • Skype Access
    • Screen Sharing
  • 15. Q&A Scott Durchslag, Chief Operating Officer