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> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> Not only does Skype fall offline ever since Microsoft bought the company.
>> The connectivity too has degraded and calls have their audio distorted,
>> which has me running back to SIP. Skype is like WP7... it's a poor man's
>> VOIP/Android. Microsoft only makes things worse when it touches them, as
>> Microsoft could never make a good Internet phone. So it bought one that
>> could and then ruined the service. :-)
> Funny you should mention that.
> Yesterday the very same problem hit one of our companies.
> And it was not the first time.
> The service is utterly ruined.
> In the end we ended up using normal telephone.
> If it costs money like this, then its
> time to migrate Desktops to Linux and use packages like Twinkle.
I only launch Skype about once a week, so I am not sure whether
it's statistically significant, but based on what you say it's
more widespread than I imagined.
~~ Best of wishes
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