This is great news for the IP communications space as it raises the bar for providing service a bit. It also shows Skype is feeling pressure to generate more revenue. Expect to see Skype look for new ways to generate large amounts of revenue from its user base.
Skype is beginning to charge more for services or start to charge for services which were once free. Fist there was unlimited calling to the US and Canada for $15 and now there are connection fees being added.