Skype Blogs

News, stories, and updates from Skype

Will Brazil win the World Cup? Of course, says a Brazilian.

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Tiago Mello was ecstatic when it was announced back in 2007 that Brazil would host the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Living in San Francisco and studying tourism, Tiago was one of some 1.5 million Brazilians living around the world as part of the “Brazilian Diaspora.” Upon seeing the news on TV, he used Skype to … Read more

Saga de l’été : les plus belles histoires de Skype (2/3)

Retrouvez notre seconde série d’histoires de l’été, consacrées cette fois-ci à l’amour et au dévouement. Qu’est-ce qui pourrait sauver l’amour ? Skype ! Allons maintenant au Brésil pour une histoire très différente de celles de Skype in the Classroom . Après s’être fréquentés pendant trois ans, Cibele Santos et Fausto Candido ont décidé de se … Read more

A Brazilian Couple Begins Their Life Together Virtually

After dating for three long years, Cibele Santos and Fausto Candido were anxious to take the next step. They knew they wanted to spend the rest of their lives together, but what they had not foreseen was a job offer abroad causing the beginning of their marriage to take place over Skype. Telling their story here … Read more

3 Lucky Classrooms Get a Special Visitor Over Skype – Santa Claus!

It’s Christmas time, and you’ve definitely been nice all year. Who’s the one person you’d most want to talk to right now? For three lucky classrooms around the world, their holiday wishes came true when they got to speak… Read more

New Skype Subscription Plans to Call Brazil and Russia

A few weeks ago we launched a new subscription plan for calls to Mexico. Now we're pleased to announce the addition of new unlimited* subscription plans for calls to Brazil and Russia. These plans give you an easy and… Read more