Skype group video calls are now free for all users. Skype introduced group video calls in 2010, supports up to 10 users at once. The feature runs for a few months during a public beta for free and become paid in early 2011.
Skype officially announce through their blog post says “When not in the office at Skype, I’m part of a cycling team with a group of four local friends. We’re training for a coast-to-coast charity cycling event but spend our weeks in separate parts of the world on business.”
“As planning for our training days is a challenge, we often rely on Skype group video calls to stay connected. Now that Skype group video calling is available to everyone, free of charge, it makes our group conversations even easier.”
Now Google hangouts have bee more reliable for group video calls because its offering free and allows up to 10 users. Also Google brings group video chats to its mobile apps and added a lot of good features. Last year Google started integrating all of its VoIP, text, video and chat features into the Hangouts.
To get the free video group calling features update your Skype for Windows or Mac.