Skype To Launch Video Group Calling For IOS, Android, Windows 10 Mobile

Posted: Jan 13 2016, 10:27am CST | by , Updated: Jan 14 2016, 11:02am CST, in News | Technology News

Skype To Launch Video Group Calling For iOS, Android, Windows 10 Mobile

Much awaited group call will be coming soon on iOS, Android, Windows 10 Mobile.

Skype launched the free video calling option exactly ten years ago.

In order to celebrate its ten year anniversary, the company is releasing a new feature of “group video calling” for its iPhone, Android, iPad, and Windows 10 Mobile.

Skype has been continuously upgrading itself since the inception. Skype is also integrated into Microsoft’s and Xbox.

It permits video messaging, translation, collaborating office documents, speech and instant messages and group video calling.

The group video calling feature was first introduced in Xbox apps, Mac and PC. It became a free service in April, 2014.

The feature was lately limited to premium accounts only. The same feature will now be free on all mobiles, from now on.

Skype has strong competitors like Tango, and Viber but it is still the most popular video calling service.

It is the most popular free app on both Google and Apple Play Stores.

Skype’s management claims that in the past decade about two trillion minutes of free Skype video calls have been made by users, globally.

On the other hand, the mobile app has been downloaded by over 750 million users since 2006.

The free video calling feature would soon be launching around the world.

Users can already pre-register for the feature by sending their email address and Skype name to

After filling the form, you would soon receive a sneak peek of an upcoming feature.

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