Some interesting phrases caught my attention:
- Skype now generates only $1.60 (revenue) per subscriber per year
- the barriers to competition are low and alternative offerings from the likes of Yahoo, Google, Microsoft and AOL have emerged
- Skype outlined part of its plan (in September) to monetize its communications platform by launching its first Web service for developers looking to build mashup applications in the Skype environment
- Skype plans to incorporate more payment options for users who want to play games or buy widgets and applications developed on the Skype platform.