Skype for the iPhone – 1 million downloads and counting

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The Skype application for the iPhone hasn’t even been out a week and already they’ve clocked up over 1 million downloads for the world’s favourite VoIP service. To put that in perspective, that’s one downloads every six seconds.

Naturally, they won’t keep up this rate for long with market saturation on the horizon but it looks like Skype has shown the fastest uptake of any app for the Jobs 5800 since they started accepting external software.

Perhaps the networks have been right to fear Skype’s pulling power when it comes to undermining their profits but for more discussion on that, check out our Tech Digest podcast.

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Duncan Geere