World VoIP NewsDisregard to recent outage Skype reaches new heights - 27 millions of simultaneous users
Disregard to recent outage Skype reaches new heights - 27 millions of simultaneous users
Skype has become the real global cloud telecommunications giant, hitting a new record by involving 27 million simultaneous users. A massive factor to the uptick in users is associated with the company’s recent introduction of video calling modes, especially on iOS and other mobile devices. Accompanied by the enterprise’s purchase of Qik, great performance of Skype is marked by a hard transition into video.
In recent Skype news, Tony Bates, Skype’s CEO, revealed facts and findings about Skype’s 520 million voice minutes per day, and how Skype’s video chat application was downloaded four million times in the first 24 hours, performing one million video calls. Bates also stated that group calling is now available for individual users and enterprises, and group video is only available through the desktop.
In other relayed news, company is working hard to employ Skype to TVs, in cars, in video baby monitors, as well as bring it to a school close to you. However, those of us waiting impatiently for an online broadcast are still in a heavy shock by the outage. Emerging from the shadows as once an unexpected VoIP failure, it was announced that Skype would be acquiring Qik, a provider of mobile video software and services that lets people capture and instantly share video from anywhere. For the price of $100 million, Skype and Qik will now share a common purpose of enriching communications with video.
Skype’s aggressive approach sets the software applications provider up to be the go to video provider, especially when it comes to video calls over the internet and mobile devices.
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