Skype Plans Voicemail-to-Text Service

Users will fork over 25 cents per message
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Mar 3, 2009 9:19 AM CST
Skype is set to announce the service tomorrow.   (
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(Newser) – Internet-telephone firm Skype will offer a service that converts voice messages into texts in any one of four languages, the company plans to announce today. But at 25 cents per text message—and with long voicemails running up to three texts—users’ costs could add up. And if a poor signal garbles the voicemail and it can't be converted, users will still get charged, CNET reports.