Skype announced today that they've lowered their SkypeOut service rates to over 20 countries in conjunction with the 1 year birthday of the SkypeOut service.
The new rate is 0.17 Euros (about 2.3 cents) to the following countries: Armenia, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bulgaria, the Cook Islands, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, the Dominican Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Korea, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, Poland (mobile), Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka and Turkey.
They've also added six additional countries to the new lower global rate plan: China, Greece, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Poland and Switzerland.
Along with the reductions came a few increases. Rates to Saudia Arabia, Papua New Guinea, Oman, Lichtenstein and Haiti have gone up slightly.
The new rates take effect on September 1, 2005.
SkypOut is a unique long distance service that is available through the free Skype application to be able to call almost any number in the world at low prices through your computer and internet connection.
Overall great news for consumers looking to save more on outgoing calls. To find out more about Skype, or to download the software free, visit Skype. If I can help with your Skype questions, email me at markATtriproservices.com (replace the AT) or Skype me at "coachmark".
All the best!