Skype has announced that over 40 million users signed into its voice over IP (VoIP) and chatting service simultaneously on Tuesday.
Microsoft’s subsidiary company clearly wanted to brag about reaching this milestone when it said, “This is a massive new milestone for a simple piece of software that helps make meaningful connections – a cool part of people’s lives every single day. Thanks to Skype you can make audio and video calls, send SMS and instant messages, get voicemails or share files with anyone anywhere on Skype quickly and easily at low to no cost.”
Last month, Skype announced crossing the 35 million users mark toppled the previous record set for simultaneous user logins.
Earlier this year, the company rolled out a beta version of its VoIP and chatting app for Windows Phone, with the final version expected to arrive by the end of April.
The European Commission had sanctioned the Skype buyout by Microsoft under European Union merger regulations in October 2011.