Dubai: Skype has announced the launch of its
website in Arabic making it easier for the hundreds of
millions of Arabic speakers to connect with their loved ones
anywhere in the world.
Skype software, also available in Arabic, is used by
millions of individuals and businesses to make free video and
voice calls, send instant messages and share files with other
People can also make low-cost calls to landlines and
mobiles when their friends and family are not on Skype.
The launch of its website translated in Arabic has
arrived just in time for Arabic speakers to connect with their
families and friends over the Al Adha feast, Christmas and New
Year period on Skype.
"At this special time of year, we are delighted to give
Arabic speaking people the opportunity to connect in more
meaningful ways without having to worry about time, distance
or cost," said Rouzbeh H Pasha, Head of emerging markets at
First Published: Monday, November 23, 2009, 16:08