Skype competitorsClear all

Skype's top competitors include Viber, ReadyTalk, GoToMeeting, LifeSize, StarLeaf, Zoom and WhatsApp.
Skype
Skype
Skype is a technology company developing an app for instant messaging, real-time video and voice communications.
Viber
Viber
Viber is a company that develops a cross-platform calling and instant messaging app.
ReadyTalk
ReadyTalk
ReadyTalk provides unified communications through audio, web and video conferencing, webinars and webcasts.
GoToMeeting
GoToMeeting
GoToMeeting is an online meeting and video conferencing tool.
LifeSize
LifeSize
LifeSize is a company providing cloud-based video conferencing services and integrated equipment.
StarLeaf
StarLeaf
StarLeaf provides voice and video conferencing systems for conference rooms and desktops, and software clients for mobile users.
Zoom
Zoom
Zoom Video Communications is a company operating a video conferencing platform that unifies cloud video conferencing, online meetings, and group messaging.
WhatsApp
WhatsApp
WhatsApp is a company developing freeware and cross-platform instant messaging service for smartphones.
Founding Date
Founding Date
2003
Founding Date
2010
Founding Date
2000
Founding Date
2004
Founding Date
2003
Founding Date
2008
Founding Date
2011
Founding Date
2009
Type
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Private
Type
Public
Type
Subsidiary
Tags
Locations
Locations
Redmond, US HQ
Locations
Luxembourg, LU HQ
Минск, BY
Sofia, BG
Paris, FR
Bnei Brak, IL
Yangon, MM
Moscow, RU
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Locations
Denver, US HQ
Atlanta, US
Dallas, US
Locations
Boston, US HQ
Locations
Austin, US HQ
Brussels, BE
Helsinki, FI
Paris, FR
Bengaluru, IN
Mumbai, IN
Dublin, IE
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Locations
London, GB HQ
Crows Nest, AU
Jardim Paulista, BR
Neuilly Sur Seine, FR
Hamburg, DE
Oslo, NO
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Locations
San Jose, US HQ
Sydney, AU
Paris, FR
Mumbai, IN
Chiyoda City, JP
Amsterdam, NL
London, GB
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Locations
Menlo Park, US HQ
Gurugram, IN
Hyderabad, IN
Dublin, IE
London, GB
Austin, US
Employees
Employees
1,057
Employees
416
Employees
343% decrease
Employees
N/A
Employees
3995% increase
Employees
1883% decrease
Employees
2,85413% increase
Employees
8624% increase
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
5 m
Twitter followers
500 k
Twitter followers
2.8 k
Twitter followers
1.2 k
Twitter followers
22.7 k
Twitter followers
3.3 k
Twitter followers
1.1 m
Twitter followers
3.3 m
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
33
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
75
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
197
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
43
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
412
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
7
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
7.4
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
25.6
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
3.7
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
1.6
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
27.8
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
5.8 k
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
12.12%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
66.67%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
N/A
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
N/A
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
62.44%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
88.37%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
40.05%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
100%
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
265
Alexa Website Rank
2099
Alexa Website Rank
218957
Alexa Website Rank
1037
Alexa Website Rank
55133
Alexa Website Rank
288018
Alexa Website Rank
19
Alexa Website Rank
65
Employee Rating
Employee Rating
3.6
Employee Rating
3.5
Employee Rating
3.6
Employee Rating
N/A
Employee Rating
3.1
Employee Rating
4.3
Employee Rating
4.8
Employee Rating
4

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
$2b (Y, 2013)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
£19.4m (FY, 2018)
Revenue (est.)
$622.7m (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Cost of goods
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
£5.4m (FY, 2018)
Cost of goods
$115.4m (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
N/A
Gross profit
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
£14m (FY, 2018)
Gross profit
$507.3m (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
N/A
Net income
Net income
N/A
Net income
N/A
Net income
N/A
Net income
N/A
Net income
N/A
Net income
(£14.4m) (FY, 2018)
Net income
$25.3m (FY, 2020)
Net income
N/A

Operating

Countries
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Countries
100 (Apr, 2018)
Countries
N/A
Countries
240 (Q1, 2020)
Countries
N/A
Monthly Active Users
Monthly Active Users
300 m (Mar, 2016)
Monthly Active Users
N/A
Monthly Active Users
N/A
Monthly Active Users
18 m (Sep, 2019)
Monthly Active Users
N/A
Monthly Active Users
N/A
Monthly Active Users
200 m (Mar, 2020)
Monthly Active Users
2 b (Feb, 2020)
Partners
Partners
N/A
Partners
N/A
Partners
10 (Jun, 2018)
Partners
N/A
Partners
1.8 k (Apr, 2018)
Partners
N/A
Partners
67 (Jun, 2018)
Partners
N/A

Funding

Total funding raised
Total funding raised
$ 26.8m
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
$ 98m
Total funding raised
$ 40m
Total funding raised
$ 164.8m
Total funding raised
$ 61.1m
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Viber
HQ
Luxembourg, LU

Viber is a company that develops a cross-platform calling and instant messaging app.

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ReadyTalk
HQ
Denver, US

ReadyTalk provides unified communications through audio, web and video conferencing, webinars and webcasts.

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GoToMeeting
HQ
Boston, US

GoToMeeting is an online meeting and video conferencing tool.

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LifeSize
HQ
Austin, US

LifeSize is a company providing cloud-based video conferencing services and integrated equipment.

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