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This Will Transform the Way You Make International Calls

Technology captivates!

In India, there was the time when making local calls were too expensive and international calls were something that was beyond the reach of the man of ordinary origin. Then, we saw the time when smartphones took the entire world by the storm. Kudos to technology!

Today, if we can connect with our friends, relatives, and loved ones no matter where they live, or we live at any time is just because of smartphones.

However, the thing that makes smartphones smart is mobile apps.

If we talk about the mobile app that completely transformed the way we make international calls today is Skype! No doubt if we say Skype as the protagonist of internet calling.

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Launched in 2003, Skype today connects over 7 billion mobile and landline phones across 200 nations.

The Skype’s Effect

Let’s take a glance at the following stats: (Source: DMR)

  • 2 trillion is the total number of minutes used on Skype video calls.
  • Over 500 million installs on Google Play.
  • 1 billion times Skype mobile app has been downloaded.
  • Skype has over 9 million daily active users.
  • 3 billion minutes is the total number of minutes users spend on Skype per day.

Figures said all! Having highlighted some fascinating information about Skype, you would have realized its significance and effect regarding calling.

There are several reasons that make Skype a perfect communication tool to connect with anyone around the world. Being a leading VoIP service, Skype offers cost-effective international calling.

If you call from Skype to Skype, it is absolutely free! However, to connect with a mobile without skype or landline from skype, you need to get Skype Credit or subscription.

How to Buy Skype Credit

Indian users have been using Skype for years. However, buying Skype credit to make international calls was a daunting task. Earlier, users required owning an international credit or debit card to buy Skype credit and the limit was minimum 300 bucks.

Luckily, the situation has changed now! You can buy skype credit from online retailers like Sify.

You can enjoy the cheapest international call rates when connecting to mobiles and landlines around the world.

Skype credits are available for INR 30, 60, 120, 300, 600, and 1500.

To buy credits, you can follow these steps.

Step 1: Visit Rates and select your plan.

Step 2: Click on Buy Now.

Step 3: Enter your Skype username.

Step 4: Select your payment method.

Step 5: Choose your bank.

Step 6: Proceed to pay.

Done! Your Skype credit will be credited to your account and you can use them the way you want.

Benefits of Using Skype

Well, Skype has such a huge fan base in India. The users are well aware of the unparalleled benefits of using Skype for making international calls. Take a glance at the two main benefits:

Connects Instantly

Skype allows users to connect with their friends and loved ones around the world in the mater of few taps right from their smartphones or desktops. You can make voice as well as video calls with Skype. So, whether it is maintain far distance relationship or getting in the constant touch with your friends and family, Skype is an ideal mobile app.


The reason Skype rules the chart of popular communication app in India is it lets users make cost-effective international costs. Now, you can buy Skype credits to connect with non-Skype users whether the person is using mobile or landline phones.

Over to You

Skype is one of the viable solutions for the users who want to be in touch of their far living relatives, colleagues, friends, and family members. So, one can say that it has truly transformed the way we make international calls today!


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