what is skype ?

  stephen0205 10:28 15 Feb 2007

hi there i would like to know what skype is, i looked at the site and didnt understand. Is it free to use this phne service thing and what is the chat focitlity ( i have terrible spelling ) as it looks quite kl and i could save me money

  anskyber 10:32 15 Feb 2007

PC to PC it's free. If you wish to ring a phone or ring from a phone you pay.

  stephen0205 10:34 15 Feb 2007

hi i have some questions

1. does it cost to phone another skype phone
2. does it cost to recieve a skype call on a skype phone
3. does it call normal phones, and how much.

thanks for the help buy the way.

  golfpro 11:03 15 Feb 2007

Try reading the FAQs on the skype web site, it will explain everything.
Also try downloading this, it will help with spelling. click here

  stephen0205 11:06 15 Feb 2007


  swiss$tony 17:47 15 Feb 2007

Skype is absoloutley fantastic and free! As above, down load the program and follow the instructions it takes about 5mins. Connect a webcam and you have video as well as audio(you really need to be on broadband). We have family in Canada and New Zealand and it's really great to see and hear them,without the cost of a phone call.

  golfpro 07:28 16 Feb 2007

I must add, that ONLY Skype to Skype is free, all other calls are charged at skype's reduced rate which varies depending on the country you phone, and for these calls you must have money in your Skype account before you can call. There are other charges, but these are outlined in the Skype FAQs.

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