Skype enabling distance learning
From [loose wire](http://loosewire.typepad.com/blog/2005/07/the_skype_revol.html). Skype is enabling a small Internet-based English training business [telephonenglish.com](http://www.telephonenglish.com/). [Press release on this.](http://www.free-press-release.com/news/200507/1120484499.html) The following quote shows how Skype is a rich learning-enabling communication tool with extremely low cost of entry, and how we can certainly expect many other small businesses in this area.
> “The ability to send files during the lesson, as well as using the text-based chat facility during the e-lesson, makes Skype a perfect platform for affordable online learning.”