No emergency calls with Skype
Skype is not a replacement for your ordinary telephone and can't be used for emergency calling
* The results presented here are for informational purposes only, are subject to contract, and are not intended to represent Skype as a replacement for traditional telephone services. Please remember that Skype is not intended to support any emergency calls to any type of hospitals, law enforcement agencies, medical care unit or any type of emergency services of any kind. Skype is not a traditional telephone service or a replacement for your primary telephone service (landline or mobile phone). In particular, apart from in very limited circumstances, Skype does not allow you to make emergency calls to emergency services. You must make alternative communications arrangements to ensure that you can make emergency calls if needed.
** United States excludes Alaska, Hawaii, American Samoa and Caribbean destinations, as well as 1-800 and other toll-free numbers. The minimum duration of a billed Skype Connect call is 30 seconds. After the first 30 seconds, Skype Connect calls are charged, in advance, at increments of 6 seconds thereafter. Fractions of less than 6 seconds will be rounded up. Skype Connect calls do not incur a connection fee.
*** Calls to the following US prefixes are not included within US minutes bundles. Calls to these US prefixes will be charged at Skype's standard calling rates:
Important: Access to a broadband Internet connection is required. Skype is not a replacement for traditional telephone service and cannot be used for emergency calling. Skype Connect is meant to complement existing traditional telephone services used with a corporate SIP-enabled PBX, not as a stand-alone solution. Skype Connect users need to ensure all calls to emergency services are terminated through traditional fixed line telephone services, connected to the local exchange, or through other emergency calling capable telephone services.