Skype - 500m minutes in 26 days
Yesterday Skype on-net minutes broke through the 2.5m minute mark. This comes 26 days after the 2bn minute mark was surpassed. The previous 500m minutes added came over a period of 35 days. In other words, during the period 14 September - 19 October, Skype users were generating over 14m minutes per day on average, and during the past 26 days this figure has grown to over 19m, or 35% in less than a month. On an annualized basis this is a growth rate of 493%.