Skype’s Collaboration Project is now offering 1 year of Free Skype Premium on your existing Skype Account. You are getting a $100+ valued Skype Premium features for free with this offer. It usually costs around $10 per month for Skype Premium upgrade.
With Skype Premium, You get the following features.
- Group Video Calls / Group Video Chats – You can group video call with upto 10 people at the same time on Skype Premium.
- Group Screen Sharing – You can share your screen with everyone while on a video call and the others can do the same if they are on Skype Premium. While sharing the screen, You can also show your face which means presentations become easy.
- No Advertising – Adverts have been removed for premium accounts.
- Live Chat Customer Support – Self explanatory.
- Unlimited calls to a country/region of your choice.
- Plus all other features of Skype Free!
The Skype Collaboration project is about bringing new ideas to life and encouraging the use of technology in bringing innovative ideas and products to life.
Here is an excerpt from the Skype blog.
As part of the project, The Skype Conversation Series, will offer students, fashion fans and creatives exclusive access to the innovators, experts and fashion insiders at the heart of industry.
Via Instant messaging, Video messaging and Group video calls, there will be opportunities to interact with the likes of stylist Bay Garnett, with fashion brand consultant Arieta Mujay, and award-winning textile designer Suki Cheema amongst many others. The Conversation Series showcases the multiple ways Skype is enabling conversations and sparking tangible collaborations.
As a part of this collaboration, Skype is offering 1 year of free Skype premium to all those who avail the offer. You get a voucher code on signup and have to redeem it before 30th April 2014. From the day of redemption, You will get 12 months of free skype premium subscription worth $100+.
How to get Free Skype Premium for 1 Year.
Step 1. Login to your Skype Account.
Step 2. Visit the Skype Collaboration Promotion page.
Step 3. Enter your Email Address in the box and click on Send button (no need to tick the box above it unless you want to receive Skype updates).
Step 4. You will get the confirmation message and an Email with your Voucher code.
How to Redeem Free Skype Premium Voucher.
Step 1. Login to your email account and open the email from Skype.
Step 2. Copy the voucher code and click on the green Redeem button.
Step 3. Paste the voucher code > Tick the checkbox and click on ‘Redeem voucher or prepaid card‘.
Step 4. You will get a notification that your voucher was accepted and that your order is being processed.
Now just visit your Skype Account and check for the Premium Badge on your account page.
That is it, Now you can enjoy your Skype Premium features for 1 year. Personally I don’t think upgrading to premium is necessary for most users since it will only add Group Video Chats but the choice is yours. Once you run out of your 1 year free trial, You can choose to pay for the premium account if you liked it.
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