Microsoft and Skype – Call Rates and New Possibilities?

Overview:

This lesson explores the idea of call rates using the Skype computer software application. Students will read the Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS) article, “In Your Face: Microsoft’s $8.5 Billion Takeover of Skype,” to learn about Microsoft’s recent acquisition of Skype. Students explore the concept of calling rates for Skype calls and answer questions about how much Microsoft/Skype would need to charge for calls to generate certain profits.

Lesson Plan Details:

The full lesson plan text is only available to registered users. Registration only takes a moment, and is completely free!

Register or Sign-in/Join