Skype

Telecom

Skype is a popular Internet-based messaging service which has contributed substantially to the popularization of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony around the world.

In addition to free VoIP calls and video calls between Skype users, Skype also offers a number of paid services.

In 2011, Skype was acquired by software giant Microsoft.

In recent years, Skype has lost in popularity among Swiss consumers against other messaging services like Whatsapp. However, a moneyland.ch survey showed that 50% of consumers in Switzerland have used Skype at some point.

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