the numbers say it all:

  • $26 In CASH per download.
  • 43x current year revenues.
  • works out to about $20 million/Skype employee

source: Om Malik’s Broadband Blog » SkypeBay done for $4.1 Billion.

My comment:
i hope Skype won’t change for the worse. Cos I like the tool and use it often.

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Nchenga-nchenga is my nickname. is my online playground, scrap book, and on-going collection of bookmarks and interesting quotes. Chiperoni is a Malawian term for cold, grey, rainy weather. I am a bridge blogger somewhere between Basel and Blantyre. The opinions and comments expressed here are my own personal opinions and do not represent my employer's view in anyway. So far, this blog is free of advertising or paid articles or similar.


  1. ebay, paypal, skype….I have said it before, but I never have happy thoughts when I watch fusion buys. And who knows, in the end it’s all being taken in by some Warner type of monster. I favour diversity; but rest assured that the next indie gadget is somewhere out there already.

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