12% of International Calls on Skype, Traffic Soaring According to Study

TeleGeography

According to a recent study conducted by Telegeography, while international telephone traffic growth has slowed, Skype's traffic has soared. From the report: "Over the past 25 years, international call volume from telephones has grown at a compounded annual rate of 15 percent. In the past two years, however, international telephone traffic annual growth has slowed to only 8 percent, growing from 376 billion minutes in 2008 to an estimated 406 billion minutes in 2009. ... Skype's on-net international traffic (between two Skype users) grew 51 percent in 2008, and is projected to grow 63 percent in 2009, to 54 billion minutes."

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