Good Skype Article

By Deane Barker on October 13, 2003

To Whom May I Direct Your Free Call?: The NY Times has picked up on the Skype thing and offers some information on where Skype came from and where it’s going.

“The company does not earn any money right now, but is betting that consumers will eventually pay for premium services, like voice mail. This winter, Skype plans to introduce a feature that will enable users to call people on regular telephones – for a fee it says will be ‘substantially lower” than current phone service. That means that Skype wouldn’t just allow computer-savvy users to call one another; it would allow them to call anybody with regular phone service.”