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Only one participant needs a Skype Premium account for group video calls.
The cost of sending an SMS text message from Skype varies according to the country you’re sending it to.
It’s easy to check SMS text message rates to any destination. Simply choose the country and scroll down to the bottom of the page to view the rates.
Important: Sending SMS text messages is not covered by subscriptions.
To view rates in a different currency, just select the currency from the currency drop-down menu.
If you have Skype Credit, you can also check the cost of sending an SMS text message from within Skype. It's displayed on the bottom right of the conversation box before you send a text:
Skype doesn’t charge the recipient of an SMS text message sent by someone using Skype. However, standard message and data rates may apply, and these SMS text messages may count towards any messaging limit set in your mobile plan. Check with your mobile provider for further information.
Not sure how to send a text from Skype? Check out this handy guide.