Skype is a software that allows users to make calls over the Internet to other skype users for free, and landlines, mobile phones or instant messages for a small fee.
Skype has become a very popular software for communicating, due to its simplicity and low costs. Many features that it has are offered at no cost, you just need a computer and an Internet connection. Some of these no-cost features are instant messaging or chat with Skype users, phone calls between Skype users, with the capability of audio / video (video-conferencing), making the Internet and simple Skype call a bridge between you and your loved ones around the world. Also, an interesting feature is that toll free numbers around the world are toll free through Skype as well, making it easier for those in other countries to contact these numbers at no traditional cost.
Even though some features are offered with a fee required, the fee is very competitive, and there are plans and offers for practically any need. Features like international calls for very low rates, Online Incoming Number, SMS messages, Voicemail, call forwarding, and monthly plans with unlimited calls to a selected region.
Also, Skype offers many products that make Internet calling a comfortable choice, from Webcams and Headsets to Skype PC-Free Phones, you'll find find a wide variety for your calling needs.