This document provides a general overview of Skype.
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Skype is a computer program that can be used to make free voice calls over the Internet to anyone else who is also using Skype. Additionally, Skype allows you to make calls to phones around the globe as a paid service.
Skype is one several programs that uses a protocol known as Voice over Internet Protocol (or VoIP). For additional information on this technology please see VoIP - General Information.
The DoIT Help Desk does not support this product, but additional information and download instructions can be found at their website, http://www.skype.com/.