Skype is free and easy. To sign up for a Skype name, follow these steps:
1. Download Skype from www.skype.com.
2. When you install Skype, you are prompted to create a new account if you don’t already have one. Enter in the relevant details and create your new Skype account.
When you are up and running with Skype, you can start making calls. You can make calls to ordinary phones, and you can also buy a phone number so that people can call you from ordinary phones.