Fibonacci Registered User
#1

Does anyone have any experience using Skype with Dial-up?

It says it will work, but I've heard people say the quality isn't too good. I'll be looking to do Skype on DSL to Skype on dial-up.

Kracken Registered User
#2

where I work, we tested that and found that it uses about 4 kbps upload so you would want make sure you pretty close to your exchange and that your connection is perfect to have it on dial up....

bedlam Moderator
#3

I've used it between two dial up users, one getting 44k/s the other around the 28k/s range and it was fine. You wouldnt want to be doing anything else though

Gone West in search of greener pastures
#4

Yeah I connect to the net at 52.8K most times, and I don't have any problems with skype. But, if you so much as open a web browser, your call will fade out or drop. You really do need every bit of your connection for skype. That said, sometimes my dad's connection drops off(on skype-to-landline calls), and he has 12mbit.

causal Registered User
#5

FuzzyLogic
and he has 12mbit.
Wow, 0.012bits

Fibonacci Registered User
#6

thanks for the advice guys. Will let you know how it goes....

Gone West in search of greener pastures
#7

causal
Wow, 0.012bits




Sorry, twelve mega bit per second.

causal Registered User
#8

Now I'm jealous - twleve million bits per second

"There were 12,000,000 bits skypeing on the call
and if one little bit should accidently fall
there'd be 11,999,999 bits skypeing on the call..."

causal

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