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  • 1. What’s this “Skype” thing? Katrina Belogorsky Skokie Public Library October 12, 2010
  • 2. What is Skype?
    • Skype is a way of sending phone calls across the internet… and because it’s the internet calls are FREE
    • Skype uses technology called VOIP “voice over Internet protocol”
    • Free calls over the Internet
    • Free to download software
    • (4.2 latest version)
  • 3. To Use Skype, You Need Only Three Things
    • A computer with access to the Internet
    • A free software program called Skype
    • A microphone and headset
    • Web camera
  • 4. Who are Skype?
    • Founded in August 2003, Skype is the leading global Internet communications company.
    • Skype is headquartered in Luxemburg (offices in Europe, US and Asia)
    • Was acquired by eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) in October 2005-Sepember 2009
    • September 1, 2009, eBay sells 65% of Skype to Index Ventures and Silver Lake Partners
    • August 2010 Skype announced to go Public on Wall Street
    • At peak times, there are 23 million users online
    • 30% users are use Skype for business
    • 13% of global long distance happens over Skype.(2010)
    • 560 Million users (accounts) worldwide (2010)
    • Skype is available in 28 languages
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  • 10. Skype Features
    • Chat
    • Log in from anywhere
    • Voice over IP
    • Webcam
    • Connect with friends not on Skype using SkypeOut
    • Secure file transfer using instant messaging
  • 11. Skype Features
    • SkypeOut
    • SkypeIn
    • Videoconferencing
    • Skype on mobile devices
    • Call forwarding
    • Call identification
    • Skype Voicemail
    • Change Language
  • 12. When you do not need to call
    • Instant messages – the alternative to talking
    • Get an instant response
    • IM when talking isn’t convenient
    • Quickly send website links
  • 13. SkypeOut
    • allows Skype users to call
    • traditional telephone numbers,
    • mobile telephones for a fee
  • 14.  
  • 15. Unlimited calls anytime
  • 16. SkypeIn
    • Receive calls on computers dialed by regular phone subscribers to a local Skype phone number available in
    • 21 countries including US
  • 17. Videoconferencing
    • All you need is a webcam
    • High quality video with the latest Skype version
    • Video calls are FREE
    • More options for buisiness
  • 18.  
  • 19. Video Snapshot
    • Make a snapshots of yourself and your friends during free video calls
  • 20. Conference Calls
    • Talk to more people at once
    • Free business conference calls
    • Easily add contacts to an ongoing call
  • 21. Skype on Mobile Devices
    • Skype To Go Number
    • Skype on mobile phones
  • 22. Skype to Go
    • Call friends and family from any phone
    • A special access number you dial from any phone in your country
  • 23. Cordless Phone with Skype Build-In
    • Free wireless Skype-to-Skype calls.
    • Call phones at great low rates.
    • See all your Skype contacts when you sign in to your phone.
    • Make calls with Skype and on your landline with the same easy-to-use cordless phone without a computer.
  • 24. Skype on Mobile Phones
    • Free Skype-to-Skype calls and IM with Verizon Wireless
    • iPhone – use Skype everywhere over 3G or WIFI
    • On any android smartphone version 2.1 or above (starting October 5 th )
  • 25. What’s free on Skype
    • Skype-to-Skype calls
    • Video Calls
    • Instant messaging and group chats
    • Conference calls with up to 25 people
  • 26. What costs a little on Skype
    • Call phones and mobiles
    • Receive calls from phones and mobiles
    • Send and receive voicemails
    • Skype To Go number
    • Forward calls to phones
    • Send SMS messages
    • Transfer calls to phones and mobiles
    • Access Skype via WiFi hotspots
  • 27. Limitations
    • Skype calls require high-speed internet
    • Skype is not a replacement for your traditional telephone service and cannot be used for emergency calling
    • SkypeOut and SkypeIn calls don’t carry the same fidelity experienced with Skype-to-Skype calls
    • Microphone-headsets or speakerphones are needed with Skype
  • 28. Skype Advantages
    • Great education tool
    • Videoconferencing
    • Job interviews
  • 29. Why the Interest in SKYPE
    • Saving money (95%)
    • Saving time
    • Staying ahead
  • 30. Similar Products
    • Gizmo5 www.gizmo5.com
    • Ooma www.ooma.com
    • Google Talk – a growing competitor
    • some features as Skype