What are the restrictions of Skype Connect™?

The following restrictions apply for Skype Connect:

  • Access to a broadband internet connection is required.
  • Skype is not a replacement for traditional telephone services and cannot be used for emergency calling.
  • Your SIP-enabled PBX must adhere to a number of system requirements.
  • Skype Connect does not support special service numbers, e.g. 411, or operator services and informational services.
  • Skype Connect does not support faxing.
  • Skype Connect is not guaranteed to work with credit card machines, franking (stamping) machine and alarm systems or other services which use a regular phone line with a modem connection.
  • Video calls using Skype Connect are not supported.

For more information on Skype Connect, there is a Quick Start Guide, a User Guide and several other Skype Connect guides available on the Guides page of the Skype Support site.

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