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Can someone please summarise the difference between a standard Skype Telephone Number and "Skype to Go"? I'm very confused about what's different between the two services? 

 

Presumeably Skype To Go gives you a number which landlines can call to reach you on Skype, much the same way as the Skype Telephone Number service... but what else besides that is different?

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Presumeably Skype To Go gives you a number which landlines can call to reach you on Skype.


No. What you describe is a Skype Number. (These can be called from either landlines OR cellphones).
Here are the details of these two products:

Skype Number

Skype To Go  

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Hi Thanks for your reply,

 

The first link about Skype Telephone Numbers works fine, and I'm also pretty clear about that and how they work.

 

What I'm unclear about is how Skype To Go works and how it differs from using a Skype Telephone Number + Skype Premium to make and receive calls.

 

Unfortunately the second link you posted to Skype To Go, gives an error:

 

 
 
 
 
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Hello,

Yes - the STG link  is broken and being repaired. Sorry for the inconvenience. This FAQ should help:

https://support.skype.com/en/search?q=skype+to+go

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Netihealth.com wrote:

Can someone please summarise the difference between a standard Skype Telephone Number and "Skype to Go"? I'm very confused about what's different between the two services? 

 

Presumeably Skype To Go gives you a number which landlines can call to reach you on Skype, much the same way as the Skype Telephone Number service... but what else besides that is different?



Netihealth.com wrote:

Can someone please summarise the difference between a standard Skype Telephone Number and "Skype to Go"? I'm very confused about what's different between the two services? 

 

Presumeably Skype To Go gives you a number which landlines can call to reach you on Skype, much the same way as the Skype Telephone Number service... but what else besides that is different?




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The Skype number is your own number that anyone can call from their phone and you pick up on Skype wherever you are in the world. 

For example, Jane has set up a Skype Number. Now, when she visits the US (or anywhere else in the world) on business her friends and family back home can call her as normal. Skype does all the clever stuff and routes their calls to Jane’s computer when she signs into Skype.

 

Skype to go allows you to make low cost international calls when you call phones around the world at Skype's low calling rates  from your mobile or landline. So for each country you want to call you get a local number of the country to call at local rates. Skype To Go gives you numbers that let you call your friends, family and colleagues abroad from any mobile or landline while avoiding international calling charges.* It can be used on any mobile or landline in any supported country.

 

Skype premium give you an unlimited subscription to a country of your choice fro landlines or mobile depending on the availability. This package you can use it by calling from your Skype account. 

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