Microsoft Windows Users to Get Skype Group Video Calling

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Skype is offering a beta for Windows of Skype 5.0 enabling up to five people participate in a video conference call. Skype faces entrenched vendors on the corporate side such as Cisco and Polycom.

Skype is expanding the capabilities of its video communications technology by enabling users to hold a conference with up to five people.

The Skype 5.0 beta for Windows, which offers the group video calling capability, became available May 13. It is being offered as a free download.