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:
• 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 eBay.ie (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.