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Skype to end calls to landline and mobile within India

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    Default Skype to end calls to landline and mobile within India

    There are a lot of people who make free Skype to Skype calls and this includes people in India.
    There has been a new announcement from Skype which is that they will be ending the calling service from the Skype application to mobile phones and landlines within India. This change will take effect from November 10th 2014. The free Skype to Skype calls are still available also calls to other country landline and mobile phones.

    I don't really understand why this is and neither has the reason been given.

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    There must be a government order because otherwise it does not make any sense. This must have been done to protect the interest of mobile service providers as Skype calls are in most cases now cheaper then calling using the mobile network. I always thought competition was good.

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    It is mostly because of the service providers, it is a loss to them when users call within India using applications like Skye.

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    It can be the reason but it is not and I say this because there are applications like Viber and Tango which also provide a calling service.

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    I didnt think that anyone would actually use Skype to make calls within India, I think it works out to be more costly.

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