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Skype for Windows Phone coming soon

Microsoft appears to be working on Skype app with deep Window Phone integration. Skype’s VP of products, Rick Osterloh, revealed that Microsoft’s Skype division is “working on a Windows Phone product that will be coming out soon,” during an interview at CES 2012.

Based on unconfirmed reports, Skype integration in Windows Phone will arrive with Appolo, which is the next major version of Windows Phone. However Microsoft could still release release a Skype app for the platform through the Windows Marketplace for supported Windows Phone 7 devices.

Along with the Skype for Windows Phone, Rick Osterloh also said that Skype for Windows 8 and Xbox is coming soon. Check out the video interview below:

Skype currently has some 200 million monthly users. It was acquired by Microsoft for $8.5 billion about eight months back.

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