Skype wishes you a Happy St. Patricks Day!

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Skype wishes you a Happy St. Patricks Day!

Check out this news from Skype and their celebration of St. Patrick's Day. Is it me or is Skype discounting on just about every holiday? Just recently they had a Valentine's Day special. Oh well. I can't complain any time I can discounted SkypeOut credits, I'm a happy man. Remember to wear your Irish green with pride tomorrow!

Skype is pinching rates to celebrate St. Patrick's Day!!!

On St. Patrick's Day (tomorrow, March 17) there will be a reduced SkypeOut rate of US$0.01 per minute for calls to Irish landlines!

Also, in other Skype news this week:

 1) There is a SkypeOut price drop to Estonia mobile numbers. The current rate 0.250 and it's moving to 0.230 euros/minute.

§ New destinations included in the global rate (euro/minute)

 Estonia fixed: current rate 0.023 à 0.017

 Singapore fixed: current rate 0,025 à 0.017

 Singapore mobile: current rate 0.025 à 0.017

 South Korea fixed: current rate 0.020 à 0.017

 2) Logitech is offering 200 QuickCam Fusion Web cams for a St. Patrick's Day prize drawing hosted on a Skype hub page on eBay at these URLs:

§ U.S.

§ Canada

§ Ireland

§ UK

 3) Logitech also has a "buy one, get one free" offer in the Skype Accessories Shop until March 19. When you buy a Logitech Communicate STX in the Skype Accessories Shop during this time, you will also get a Logitech QuickCam Express thrown in for free.

 4) In addition, a voucher code for 10 minutes of SkypeOut calls has been included in an email to the (Ireland) community.

 5) And, a 3 UK announcement the mobile media company, launching a datacard and a co-marketing agreement with Skype, which will allow 3 customers to access Skype through 3's datacard. With over 88% population coverage for 3G services, the datacard offers 3 customers faster wireless connectivity via a laptop in more places in the UK than any other network.

§ The 3 datacard enables access to a range of Internet services on the move from Internet browsing, Internet callingonline purchasing, secure access to banking and e-mail, access to client-based e-mail, chat, instant messaging, and corporate VPN connectivity.

§ Skype agreement - 3 has bundled a special starter pack provided by Skype with the "3G Quad" brand of datacard supplied by Option. The starter pack includes the Skype software, a Skype headset and a Skype starter voucher.

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