Since Microsoft purchased Skype earlier this year for a king’s ransom (to the tune of $8.5 billion to be exact), there was one question that constantly made its rounds online as well as offline – will Microsoft be incorporating the Skype VoIP software into future Windows Phone releases?
The answer is still a definite yes according to industry insiders, but with regards to its status as a standalone application or whether it will come in the form of a software update remains to be seen, but we do know that somehow or rather, Skype will be integrated into the entire setup. Hopefully voice calls will be supported, as it might just offer you a money saving alternative whenever you are at a free Wi-Fi enabled hotspot and need to make plenty of calls – just use your Skype account instead of consuming all those minutes in your plan, no?
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