Skype announced today, a partnership with Hutchison Global Communications Limited to deliver Skype software to the Hong Kong market.
The two companies look set to promote the new service "HGC-Skype" in a joint portal. To celebrate the launch, the first 500 users who successfully download Skype at the "HGC-Skype" portal http://skype.hgcbroadband.com/ from March 2005 will enjoy a free trial of HGC"s Wireless Broadband service at select popular shopping malls and restaurants until 8 May 2005.
The "HGC-Skype" portal will deliver voice communications to its users. The "HGC-Skype" portal will offer Hong Kong users free and unlimited Skype-to-Skype voice calls worldwide and the pre-paid SkypeOut service, which enables users to call any fixed or mobile phone in the world at special rates.
Other features available at "HGC-Skype" include:
View: Skype Announcement