Is Skype free?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by Samelson03, Mar 19, 2007.

  1. Samelson03 macrumors 6502

    Mar 8, 2007
    Do you get charged for every phone call you make?
  2. vniow macrumors G4

    Jul 18, 2002
    I accidentally my whole location.
    To an actual phone? Yeah. Skype to Skype is free though.
  3. swiftaw macrumors 603


    Jan 31, 2005
    Omaha, NE, USA
    Computer to Computer call = Free

    Computer to Phone = Money
  4. WithTea macrumors member

    May 11, 2005
    More specifically, yes skype to landline costs money.

    HOWEVER, if you are calling from North American to North America, its a flat rate of about 30 USD per year. Long distance calls cost more, per minute.

    So most calls, if you are a North American, are not charged "per call". I use it to talk to my boyfriend (hours and hours :D), but at its current level of reliability and clarity, I wouldn't pay any more than 30 bucks a year. It works fine most of the time, but every now and then it doesn't, or call quality is crappy. So if you talk alot and a dropped call here and there isn't the end of the world, and you don't use it as your main line, just to cut down on costs, it works fine.

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