Skype 'Impatient' With Operators Pushes for U.K. Access

Posted in: Mobile & Wireless at 29/11/2011 16:50

Microsoft Corp.'s Skype Technologies SA unit will step up negotiations with British mobile-phone operators that keep Internet-based calls off their networks after the country's regulator indicated it may intervene.

Ofcom said last week restrictions on Skype's services stifle innovation and it may take action if the blocking persists. Luxembourg-based Skype, the world's most popular Web- calling service, complained to the government agency last year, saying its services are regularly impeded by mobile operators.

To read this Bloomberg report in full, see:
www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-11-28/skype-impatient-with-mobile-operators-pushes-for-u-k-access.html

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