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  • 1. Presented By - Radhika Swami
  • 2. SKYPE • What is skype? • Originally proposed name was Sky Peer to Peer • It provides services free for PC to PC communication. • Its additional features of file transfer & videoconferencing made it more famous.
  • 3. How Skype Came Into Existence? 2003 • Skype is born. 2005 • eBay Acquires Skype for $2.6B 2006 • New Skills were set for Skype 2007 • Skype gets involved in controversies 2009 • Skype gets fired 2010 • Microsoft acquires Skype
  • 4. Skype Software
  • 5. Features & SIGNIFICANCE Of Skype.. • Skype parent was Kazaa. • Skype uses VOIP(Voice Over Internet Protocol) • VOIP is a proprietary protocol. • Skype_in and Skype_out concepts • Cheaper International phone calls adds to its significance. • Very useful for students and business employees.
  • 6. Some Technical Stuff Of Skype Important elements in skype network:-
  • 7. ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES • Free communication • Can call across the world • Cheap to use (if you are a subscriber) • Both the communicating parties should have Skype software installed. • No language translators