Skype group video calling service is available at free of cost to all registered users. Lots of people use Skype for instant messaging, voice chat and video calling with their friends, relatives and family members. Skype allows all users to communicate instant messaging and voice chat in group as well as video calling at free of cost but it was not offered group video calling free. In January 2011, when group video calling launched by Skype, this service is premium service and it’s offered around $4.99/ day and $8.99/month.
Skype offered group video calling service free of charge to all registered Skype users. All user can do group video calling free of cost. Skype allows 25 people in group voice chat and 10 people in group video calling via your Macs and PCs.
Skype was launched in 2003 by Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis from Sweden and Denmark. In 2007 e-commerce Company eBay Inc. acquire Skype in $2.5 billion USD. Microsoft Corporation acquired skype in $8.5 billion USD on 10th May 2011.
Why Skype offered free group video calling service?
Skype offered free video calling in group because of the tough competition. Google’s hangouts offer free group video calling. Cisco’s webex also offer free group video calling to all registered users. Facebook and WhatsApp offer free instant messaging in group. All this competitors may force Skype to offer group video calling service at free of charge.
Now, you can use group video calling service at free of charge. Create groups and start video calling in group with your friends, family members and your relatives. Keep in mind that Skype allowed maximum 10 members in video calling.