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Skype Extends Carrier Agreements

Wednesday 22 December 2004 10:57 CET | News

Skype Extends Carrier Agreements - Cable & Wireless and B3G Telecom to Terminate SkypeOut Calls and Moneybookers Ltd, a UK money transmitter, to assist with online pre-payments.

Skype Technologies S.A., the Global Internet Telephony Companyâ„¢ that offers consumers the ability to make superior quality voice calls over the Internet, has signed new call termination agreements for its premium SkypeOut service. Cable & Wireless and B3G Telecom join previously announced carriers, including iBasis, Level3 and Teleglobe, in providing global termination services. SkypeOut has attracted more than 400,000 consumers who have pre-paid to enhance the free Skype experience with the ability to interconnect to the traditional phone network. Skype also today announces that it has expanded the payment options for consumers wishing to purchase SkypeOut by enabling Moneybookers Ltd, a UK money transmitter, to assist with online pre-payments. Moneybookers marks the first opportunity for SkypeOut users to make a purchase without a credit card. Terms of the agreements were not disclosed.


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