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Avaya Confirms It Is In Talks With Skype

Avaya CEO Kevin Kennedy confirmed this morning that the company is in conversations with Skype. The talks are logical given that both companies share a common private-equity owner, Silver Lake. Not very many details were provided, but Kennedy told BusinessWeek this morning:

One Response to “Avaya Confirms It Is In Talks With Skype”

  1. We bought Skype phones and they do not work well at all. Its a hardware issue, they are constantly losing their wifi connections and then missing calls. Skype also charge in Euro’s for the yearly service which is very weird. Finally there is no customer support number, even for paying business customers. We actually didn’t hear back from them at all until we were doing a Paypal charge back.