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Voice over IP (VoIP) giant Skype is celebrating the download of the 100 millionth copy of its software by making two new paid-for services available.

SkypeIn will let customers receive calls from landlines and mobile phones wherever they are in the world without paying roaming charges. SkypeIn services costs €10 for three months.

Users in Denmark, Finland, France, Hong Kong, Sweden, the UK and the US can buy up to three numbers.

Skype users will also be able to subscribe to voicemail services for €5 for three months. They can get messages up to 10 minutes long and record their own greetings.

Skype software enaBLE people to make voice calls using the internet instead of the traditional telephone network. The SkypeOut service is now used by 1.2m people.

Full press release here.®

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