Skype phone number in Canada?

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Skype phone number in Canada?

I live in Canada, and I was wanting a Skype phone number, but it seems Canada is not a country in which one can have this feature, is that so?

Joanna_M
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Hi,

Yes, unfortunately Skype doesn't sell Canadian Online Numbers.

All available countries are listed here:

https://support.skype.com/en/faq/FA269

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abunda
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Hi,

Yes, unfortunately Skype doesn't sell Canadian Online Numbers.

All available countries are listed here:

https://support.skype.com/en/faq/FA269

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This looked like my solution, but you tell us 'not in Canada!' I live in a remote area in BC and use Skype phone for all my calls as the only option is a Pay and Talk cell phone. A Skype number would be great, but my Canadian friends will not want to call a US. number to meet  me in town!  Why not Canada? Will that ever happen?

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I agree. I can't believe Skype is not selling Canadian phone numbers. I mean, they sell numbers from third world countries but not numbers from Canada?

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Think CRTC, and cel phone monopolies. Likely not Skype's fault.

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Canada_Mike wrote:

Think CRTC, and cel phone monopolies. Likely not Skype's fault.


Correct, Mike. We can't provide the service unless/until the CRTC issue the required licenses.

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