Online Calling Grows Among Internet UsersPosted June 1st, 2011
Written by RPD Staff
So maybe Steve Ballmer didn’t make such a big mistake after all. After Microsoft’s purchase of online telecom company Skype for $8.5 billion, Pew Research finds that online phone calls are a growing trend among consumers. In fact, according to this research, nearly one-quarter of all Internet users in the United States have made a phone call via services like Skype and Vonage.
So who’s making all the online calls? According to Pew, urban and suburban, and younger Internet users are making the calls.
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