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Skype has licensed HelloSoft's Internet-Telephony technology which will be incorporated into Skype's communication software

February 1, 2007

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- HelloSoft, Inc., the world's leading provider of VoIP products, announced today that Skype has licensed HelloSoft's Internet-Telephony technology which will be incorporated into Skype's communication software. HelloSoft's technology will allow consumers to enjoy free, high-quality voice calls anywhere their smartphones and Pocket PCs can connect to the Internet.

"HelloSoft products being a low-footprint design are extremely cost-effective and power-efficient," said Krishna Yarlagadda, HelloSoft's President and CEO. "Our technology will support today's mobile and wireless generation as they use Skype(TM) on the go. We are excited to be working with Skype to enhance the performance of Skype for Windows Mobile."

"We are always looking for ways to enhance the voice quality for Skype users," said Eric Lagier, Skype's Director of Business Development, Hardware and Mobile. "Working with HelloSoft will not only help provide millions of Skype users around the world the voice quality they expect from Skype, but helps deliver the same clarity on their mobile devices that they get on their computers."

HelloSoft's award winning VoIP technology is the industry's most optimized and comprehensive software solution including SIP, media subsystems, vocoders, and IMS/VCC. HelloSoft has a range of VoIP products to meet the price and performance needs of multiple high-volume markets, including next generation multi-mode mobile handsets, PDAs, IP phones, and ATAs.

Skype Ltd.

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