Information appeared on the web, according to which the company Cisco, working in the field of telecommunications, may acquire Skype - Internet telephony provider. The resource writes about this on its pages. TechCrunch.
The opinions of many experts have already been published, who believe that such an acquisition will allow the legendary Californian company to gain a good advantage over its competitors, which are also engaged in the production of telecommunications equipment.
Shares expected in the near future Skype in the stock market. However, if the takeover of the company does occur, then this process will be stopped.
The approximate amount of the transaction is called - 5 billion US dollars. However, both sides have so far refrained from making any comments.
Previously purchased Skype wanted another famous American company - Google. But the antimonopoly organizations prevented this deal. The reason is the presence of Google its own technology for transmitting voice messages from computer to computer.