Sunday, February 13, 2005

Motorola and Skype Enter Marketing Partnership

Motorola and Skype Technologies announced a co-marketing collaboration that will provide greater connectivity options and access for Skype's more than 25 million registered worldwide users. The alliance will explore opportunities broadly across both companies. The initial focus of the collaboration will be on co-marketing of new optimized Motorola 'Skype Ready' companion products, such as Bluetooth headsets, dongles, and speakerphones, as well as delivery of the Skype Internet Telephony experience on select Motorola mobile devices. Motorola 'Skype Ready' companion products are expected to be available in the first half of 2005.

Skype reports over 68 million downloads of their client in the last 18 months.

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