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Skype was formed during the early 21st century, but what has made it successful? The slide shows the history of Skype, what it is, how is it being used and the advantages and disadvantages of Skype.

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2. What is Skype? How does it work? What is it for? Benefits Drawbacks 3. Have anyone heard of Kaaza? How did Skype approached the market? 2003 Skype was introduced and launched by Niklas Zennstrm and Janus Friis 2006 Skype added more features: SMS, File Sharing 2007 Skype added Video feature and Video Conference 2005 Brought by Ebay for $2.6 Billion 2008 Skype Mobile is launched 2011 Brought by Microsoft for $8.6 Billion -Fast -Free 4. Peer-to-peer network VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) Public Switch Telephone Network (PSTN) 5. Computer Mobile Device/ Tablet Mobile Device & Phone Do you know any median that support Skype? 6. Voice Mail Online Number Instant Messaging Skype to Skype Skype to Phone SMS Conference Call 7. Conference Call 8. Date Total user accounts (millions) Active users, daily use (millions) Skype to Skype minutes (billions) SkypeOut minutes (billions) Revenue USD (millions) Q4 2005 74.7 10.8 N/A N/A N/A Q1 2006 94.6 15.2 6.9 0.7 35 Q2 2006 113.1 16.6 7.1 0.8 44 Q3 2006 135.9 18.7 6.6 1.1 50 Q4 2006 171.2 21.2 7.6 1.5 66 Q1 2007 195.5 23.2 7.7 1.3 79 Q2 2007 219.6 23.9 7.1 1.3 90 Q3 2007 245.7 24.2 6.1 1.4 98 Q4 2007 276.3 27.0 11.9 1.6 115 Q1 2008 309.3 31.3 14.2 1.7 126 Q2 2008 338.2 32.0 14.8 1.9 136 Q3 2008 370 33.7 16.0 2.2 143 Q4 2008 405 36.5 20.5 2.6 145 Q1 2009 443 42.2 23.6 2.9 153 Q2 2009 483 ? 25.5 3.0 170 Q3 2009 521 ? 27.7 3.1 185 Q4 2009 ? ? 36.1 ? ? 2010 (full year) ? ? 190 12.8 860 Year International call market share 2005 2.9% 2006 4.4% 2008 8% 2010 13% Judging from the given data, have Skype gain profit? 9. Skype uses peer-to-peer network instead of client-server network. Skypes Phone Directory is available for search vs. Peer-to-peer Client-to-server 10. Personal: 1. Instant Messaging 2. Conference Business: 1. Call 2. Conference 3. SMS 4. Voice Mail 5. File transfer 11. Personal: 1.Reduce Costs Business: 1. Reduce Costs (Effiency) 2. Greater Interaction 12. No emergency phone call US is Skypes local 13. No technologies are full proof of privacy thieves People are allowed to use the system without revealing their identity to other users Skype provides only indirect assistance through its Web portal only and contact email addresses. Skype Downtime Skype does not own a telephone line 14. There are other similar alternatives too and some might even be better, do you think people will switch from Skype to other applications? If you were the owner of a company and might or might not have any other applications installed, would you consider using Skype service system in order to save money on calls and travelling expense to the meeting?

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