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Skype is a leading instant messaging software. It is a winner of the Asia Top 100 Award presented by the Red Herring Magazine.

Skype is used for 1 to 1 communication by education institutions such as eChineseLearning where the teacher will provide each student a personalized study plan to meet his or her specific needs.

Other compatible products

PrettyMay is the provider of Windows-based Skype PBX and Gateway products. The Skype PBX Gateway solution is powered by Sangoma Technologies Corporation A200 and B600 series analog cards and is equipped with the Sangoma voice cards. The gateway integrates seamlessly with existing PBX systems, as well as with external legacy networks.

Disadvantages

Reports say usage of Internet-telephony is making police crippling to fight against terrorism

Timeline

  • February 2009: Skype and Nokia partners to integrate Skype into Nokia devices.
  • September 1, 2009: Skype Technologies S.A. and an investor group led by Silver Lake announced today that they have signed a definitive agreement in which the investor group will purchase a 65 percent interest in Skype Technologies from eBay (Nasdaq: EBAY) for approximately $1.9 billion in cash, in a transaction valuing Skype Technologies at $2.75 billion. eBay will retain the remaining 35 percent equity interest in Skype.

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