Monday, May 14, 2007

Wal-Mart Offers Skype To The Masses

Is this the tipping point for VoIP?

How will this impact telcos, cable cos, VoIP equpiment players?

Would Wal-Mart ever consider becoming an Internet provider? eBay, Skype and Wal-Mart could be a formidable online commerce powerhouse.

Skype and Wal-Mart Partner To Bring VoIP To The Masses

Skype, the leading Internet communications company, today announced that it is teaming up with Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, to address the growing popularity and demand for Internet communications among U.S. consumers. Starting today, Wal-Mart is offering Skype Certified™ hardware in the Internet and voice communications area of 1,800 of its stores throughout the country, providing more opportunity and accessibility for people looking for affordable calling options.

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