Skype pushes for small-business accounts

Skype said Tuesday it will offer a package to allow businesses to use its services more cheaply.

The Internet phone group that was recently acquired by online auction house eBay said that its Skype Groups will allow one person to buy and distribute the company's services to multiple Skype accounts.

In a news release, the company said that the offer will allow small businesses in particular to lower operating costs and boost productivity by making it cheaper to make conference calls, hold group chats and transfer files across borders.

"We know that approximately 30 percent of our 61 million registered users rely on Skype for business purposes," stated Skype Chief Executive Niklas Zennstrom. "Businesses that outsource or have distributed teams will find Skype's services incredibly valuable," he added.

Copyright 2005 by United Press International


Explore further

Translate this: How real-time translation breaks down barriers when you don't speak the language

Citation: Skype pushes for small-business accounts (2005, October 25) retrieved 29 February 2020 from https://phys.org/news/2005-10-skype-small-business-accounts.html
This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only.
0 shares

Feedback to editors

User comments