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Good news for operators like Verizon Wireless, which have thrown their lot in with Skype rather than fighting the open web tide. The pioneer of cellco-Skype deals, 3 UK, claims the arrangement has brought it a massive boost to earnings. Research by CSS Insight showed that the benefits of Skype - or rather, the way 3 has …


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  1. wobbly1

    I'm on the churn

    I bought a Skype phone from 3 because i use Skype instant messaging extensively. .. Or at least I would on the mobile, if the Skype system worked on the phone. latency of up to 24 hours for phones in the same room ditto form a pc to a phone, now on my 3rd phone and the second the credit has gone, I'm offski. 3 may commission adverts of their operatives putting up masts for better reception in wild and wooly places , but they cant get a chuffing signal to my gaff in Eastbourne...

    Perhaps the low churn is due to people trying to use Skype to cancel their contracts.

    Skyped? Scalped!!

    a not happy bunny

  2. john loader

    But what about Android Skype?

    I changed my 3 Sony Ericcson for an HTC Hero - Skype on the oldphone, no Skype on the new. As 3 churns customers onto smartphones they'll lose Skype customers. I use Skype in for my business, a pain now no mobile version

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