Skype sets new record: 27 million concurrent users

Emil

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Skype set a new record yesterday: 27 million simultaneous active users. The news was announced via Twitter: "New record: 27 million people online on Skype right now!"

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princeton

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Maybe skype will free up the US phone lines and they can start giving you guys the speeds you pay for.
 

KG363

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Princeton said:
Maybe skype will free up the US phone lines and they can start giving you guys the speeds you pay for.
I don't see how it would. Skype takes more data than voice.
 

princeton

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kg363 said:
Princeton said:
Maybe skype will free up the US phone lines and they can start giving you guys the speeds you pay for.
I don't see how it would. Skype takes more data than voice.

Does the Skype VOIP really use that much data?