March 2012 – Skype hits highest concurrent users at 36 million
Features of Skype: Free Video Calling, Call mobile phones and landline phones for $0.012 per minute (1.2 cents), Free Skype-to-Skype calls to anywhere in the world, Group Video Calling through Skype Premium for $9.99 per month.
Skype-to-Skype calls increased in 2011 by 48% to 145 billion minutes.
International Skype-to-Skype call volumes now equivalent to just over 33% of the 438 billion minutes of international PSTN call traffic seen in 2011.
The National Geographic Talk Abroad Travel Phone allows users to pre-load talk minutes enabling them to call over 200 countries.
The most inexpensive call through Cellular Abroad is $0.05 per minute call from China to either the United States or Canada.
Many incoming calls are free to users, excluding calls from China and Mexico which are $0.05 and $0.25 per minute respectively.
Pre-paid Calling Cards
AT&T offers international calling cards with rates as low as $0.05 per minute for calls from the United States to France, China, Singapore or Hong Kong.
AT&T international calling cards allow U.S. users to call countries worldwide via landline or mobile phones.
AT&T offers standard rates to hundreds of countries. Rates apply from the U.S. mainland, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) and American Samoa.