Skype vs Grasshopper

Virtual PBX Comparisons

Skype vs Grasshopper

Skype is a software application which enables users to make calls over the internet to other users of the Skype application.  Frequently used to communicate with internal employees or with friends, family and business associated internationally, Skype also offers instant messaging, file transfers, SMS, video conferencing, screen sharing, and more. Skype offers a number of different solutions to fit the needs of individuals and small business looking to make and receive phone calls.

What plans does Skype offer?


Skype's base package offers users on its platform the ability to talk (voice), chat (instant message), and collaborate (screen share) with other users of its application. 

Skype to Phone:

This solution enables users to make internet phone calls to land lines and cellphones in the US, North America and around the world for small monthly fee using the Skype app.

Plan Details:

Skype to Phone
United States North America World
$2.99/month $6.99/month $13.99/month

Skype Number:

This solution provides users a local phone number to receive calls via the skype app on in 23 different countries/regions around the world. You pay a flat rate for unlimited calls from each of these locations. (Prices vary based on location.)

Skype for Business:

Skype also targets small business users with its ‘Skype for Business’ solution. Skype for Business is part of your Office365 plan and includes features such as:

What’s the difference between Skype and Grasshopper?

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  • Get a local or toll free number, call forwarding, voicemails transcribed, unlimited extensions and more!
  • Plans starting at $29/month
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Using Skype With Grasshopper

Because Skype and Grasshopper have such diverse features, they can be used together to create a great small business phone system. You can combine Grasshopper and Skype for both inbound and outbound calling.

Using Skype with Grasshopper