Skype makes group video calling free on Windows, Mac, and Xbox One; coming to all platforms ‘in the future’

By Emil Protalinski

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Skype today announced it is making group video calling (GVC) available free of charge on Windows desktop, OS X, and the Xbox One. At the same time, the company is also promising it will enable group video calling across all platforms at no cost “in the future.” We talked to Phillip Snalune, Skype’s General Manager of Consumer Product Marketing, to learn more, and he specifically listed apps for the following platforms: Windows modern (read: Metro app), Windows Phone, Android, and iOS. Unfortunately, he refused to share exact timing details. Snalune also wouldn’t disclose how much revenue the feature has generated… …read more

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