“ Skype” is a service which helps users or clients make free video calls and can instant message to other people who are using Skype on the computer too. If clients pay for calling packages they can make calls to mobile phones, the quality depends on what package the client paid for. Now, a lot of people use Skype because it’s better than phones and it’s quite cheaper than using mobile phones.
A Brief History of Skype
Skype is an eBay company program which started in 2003 was found by Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis.
This is a list of it’s older version to it’s modern version:
Skype-in: This was created in 2003. Skype-in allows users who are using a regular telephone number connect to people who are using Skype in their computer. The package isn’t free, the client must pa about 12$ to 24$ per 3 months.
Voice conferencing : This was introduced in 2006. Voice conferencing allows us to make video calls to other Skype users in the internet. Video calls are free!
Skype to go : This is for Pro users (The users which has to pay). They can make international calls from their mobile to someone’s computer, or someone’s computer to someone’s mobile (Internationally).
Skype mobile : Released in April 2008. Make calls with moble to mobile or mobile to computer. Skype mobile is compatible to 50 different phones. Now, The compatibility continues to grow depending on their innovative Skype technology.
Software and Hardware
For the software
-If you want to use Skype you can download the software from the Skype’s website for free! Go to http:// www.skype.com for more details about Skype and it’s packages and for downloading the software.
For the hardware
-Skype requires 2 input devices which is a microphone and a webcam for making video calls. But if you just want to make a voice call, you don’t have to use a webcam.
Who uses the product?
A lot of people use the product: Students, Teachers, Business men & women, lawyers, Salesmen etc.
So, everyone who wants to
contact their friends, enemies,
family and their business
colleagues uses Skype.
Why is Skype useful?
Skype is useful because it can make cheap calls internationally and domestically. It’s very convenient is you are sitting in front of a computer and you want to make a quick cheap call to someone. And that’s why it’s useful.