Six years since Skype introduced video calls on phones, the company has announced that it’s bringing group video calls to mobile devices.
The much-needed feature will launch on Android, iOS and Windows 10 mobile in the coming weeks. It comes as Skype celebrates 2 trillion minutes spent by users on its free video calls.
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Group video calling has been conspicuously absent from Skype’s mobile apps. Rival services like Google Hangouts, which allows up to 10 people on a group chat, have had it for some time now.
If you’d like to try it before others do, you can sign up on this page to get an early preview.
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