These services are called SkypeOut and SkypeIn
respectively (Nadeem, 2010a).
is a pay service that costs about $30 to $60 per year, depending on other services subscribed to.
com/> button on their e-commerce site, online support portal, or web banner, as well as expand market presence by adding a local number in any country where global SkypeIn
Skype for your mobile works over standard mobile voice networks connections for the first and last legs of Skype, SkypeOut and SkypeIn
calls, and over the Internet for the rest.
It will enable MySpace network users to select Skype's fee-based products such as SkypeOut, SkypeIn
, Voicemail and Call forwarding, and will ensure personal privacy settings for users within the MySpace network.
At the service level, Skype offers its SkypeIn
and SkypeOut service while at the access network level, it offers the Skype Zones that can be accessed at affordable rates wherever present.
Panasonic said the KX-WP1050 phone uses Wi-Fi access to enable Skype users to make and receive free Skype-to-Skype calls and receive SkypeIn
calls and make SkypeOut calls, to and from landlines and mobiles respectively.
allows you to have a regular phone number that friends and family can use to call you no matter where you physically may be.
In addition to the availability of standard SkypeIn
, SkypeOut, and Skype Voicemail features, the WM4201 also comes with Wireless Multi-Media (WMM) to improve voice quality and WPA/WPA2-PSK for secure wireless connectivity.
Having sorted the basics out I'm now looking at Sky-peOut and SkypeIn
, that is linking my Skype phone to real phones, something that would have been particularly useful for the 45 minute pre-sales call I had to a Canadian mobile last week.
You get charged for additional services such as calling ordinary phones through SkypeOut; there are charges for roaming using SkypeIn
Free between users running the Skype software on their computers or mobile devices, SkypeOut and SkypeIn
offer services to the general user population.