Skype Celebrates Connecting 25 million Concurrent Users
Skype has been one of the most popular services when it comes to providing voice communication and multimedia sessions over the Internet. Skype recently announced a new milestone in their popularity of having and connecting 25 million online users, simultaneously.
In their corporate blog they announced
a new milestone for peak concurrent users: 25 million people online, on Skype, at the same time’. The blog also said ‘Our single minded focus is on building the best communications products, and building them for the whole world. This is not a hobby – it’s who and what we are. And at Skype, we have one ambition: to build communications products which billions of people embrace every day
Skype was officially launched all over the world in 2003. Their Macintosh version was released in 2006, while their Linux version was released in 2008. Since then Skype has released many versions to improve their Windows edition.
Since its first version Skype has constantly been changing with the change in the communication space. One of its latest updates being the integration of Skype with Facebook, the largest social network currently available. This flexibility that Skype offers with changes around it, like also releasing a mobile app, has managed to attract a larger user base.