Skype. Take a deep breath.
Tony Saigh, Skype Mobile
28th June 2007
Skype fast facts
Skype is a global phenomenon – in Q1 2007, Skype added nearly 25
million users – for a total of 196 million users.
Skype is available in 28 languages and is used in almost every
country around the world.
4.4% of global long distance calling happens over Skype
(TeleGeography, Dec. 2006)
Three new features launched in Q1 and are quickly gaining traction:
Skype Prime (experts can sell their advice); SkypeFind (users can
promote preferred businesses); and Skype Send Money (via PayPal).
These are great examples of how Skype continues to innovate ahead
of the curve.
From free calls…to freeing conversations
Freeing is about being able to see that
special someone on a video call
instead of just hearing a voice.
Freeing is about being able to chip in
when one of your friends is collecting
money for a birthday present.
Freeing is about making a phone
number on a website into a button to
Skype users also want access to Skype when not at their PC
Skype for mobile operators
Tap into community of over
Extend Skype contacts and
presence away from the PC
Drive non-voice revenues
Delivers on the promise of
Retain customers by