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  1. Discount coupon for calls

    Hello. Why have I never received a discount coupon for calls, if I have even spent a lot of money on them every month since many years? Regards. rayfel.alvarez

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  2. Very little subscription options for international call

    very little subscription options for international call.. and once subscription ran over it started charging with higher rate and extra for every connection .. so end up paying almost 2 cents for every call after 800 subscription ran over..

    It will be better if you can have more flexibility for creating subscription based on individual usage.. of allow adhoc top up in middle of month

    3 votes
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  3. We need an Unlimited Cellphone plan for the EU

    We need a competitive calling plan for the whole EU. cellphone network right now countries like France are missing and the price has skyrocketed The whole EU block should be included. Many US telco allow for free wifi calls to the world

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  4. Skype Subscription plans

    Many of us use skype to communicate with our families across the globe. Now, more than ever before, we need more support to communicate and connect to our loved ones. I specifically require unlimited minutes to speak to my mother in a foreign country.

    I have seen a post requesting unlimited subscription minutes and this would be THE most compassionate position for skype to embody.

    However if that is not guaranteed, perhaps we can get unlimited calls to 4-5 numbers globally so we can connect with our immediate loved ones and family members?

    We need this soon please!

    5 votes
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  5. Charge the correct rate for calls to land lines

    Skype advertises a cost of €0.03 per minute to call land lines in Ireland. However, it is faulty, and can mis-identify land line numbers as premium rate numbers.

    E.g. land line number: +353 (0)1 5141234

    Skype will mis-identify this as a premium-rate number that starts with the "1514" prefix, and charge a rate of €0.34 per minute. Despite premium rate numbers not being contactable from outside the country.

    I would suggest fixing number identification in Skype so it charges the prices advertised. The above Skype bug has costed me all my credit.

    1 vote
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  6. Open skype while in COVID-19, then older people can talk with family. And maybe they will stay if they like it.

    Op dit moment zitten veel oudere vast in een verzorgingshuis zonder enige vorm van contact met hun familie (man, vrouw, kinderen of kleinkinderen).
    Indien jullie skype openen zullen zij weer contact kunnen leggen, en als het ze bevalt zullen ze misschien wel blijven.

    Indien dit een mogelijk is zal ik mij inzetten om ervoor te zorgen dat bv een mediamarkt of coolblue of andere firma zal kunnen gaan voorzien in apparatuur.

    Met vriendelijke groeten,
    Joost Nooijen

    3 votes
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  7. How about a human being available to help

    customer service in a human form?????

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  8. No ad feature

    No ad feature that takes away ads for a week then 0.99 a week for no ads

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  9. Skype credit vouchers in Japan

    I would like to see Skype credit vouchers back in convenience stores in Japan.

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  10. A good idea would be to stop charging an inactive account

    Apply a similar policy to paid products as to Skype credit. Rather than continuing to charge an inactive account temporarily suspend it/make it inactive - some sort of check that it is appropriate to be taking money.

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  11. 1 vote
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  12. Unlimited subscription to Ethiopia

    Just wanted to suggest having unlimited monthly Skype calls subscription for calls to Ethiopia as well.

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  13. Pay anytime.

    We should have the option to add subscription time without waiting until expiry. The option to pay anytime can better help manage budgets and other allocations

    2 votes
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  14. Confusing information about subscriptions

    As for subscription to call uk says landlines and mobiles yet vodaphone a large carrier in the uk is not covered.. there should be clear indication on which carriers are covered.. I purchased twice different subscriptions and had to spend time getting credits, even agent was confused.. which you should do more training to cover these issues. I should not be the one educating your agents.

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  15. why cant I get purchase history for the year, only month by month?

    Please provide an annual billing history. Monthly summaries make us do more work - make it easy for us to see annual billinghistory, since most of us have few items per month

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  16. Other products subscription offers

    And web browser you can open in Skype

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  17. Australian skype number is not covered by caller ID

    When we call someone from our skype, it will show the private number on other's screen and most people are not receiving the call due to the same reason. So can you please prioritise and help to set Australian skype number as a caller ID.

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  18. Stop making the options so deceiving!

    Make the options much more simple and easy to understand! Purchased a Skype Number under the impression I would be able to sent and receive SMS.... Nope! You have to buy Skype Credit for that... But wait! You purchased the wrong type of Skype Credit, the kind that only lets you make phone calls, not send SMS (even though that's not mentioned)... And oh yeah, it's almost 12 cents to send a SMS with the right type of credit when it should costs less than a 1/2 of a cent (see Twilio pricing).

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  19. I do not see a way to recall the allocated credits for a Skype member who is no longer associated with the firm #1493985971

    I do not see a way to recall the allocated credits for a Skype member who is no longer associated with the firm, I understand the policy that once allocated, the credit can not be called back but this is a fair ask. #1493985971

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