Just a few people are curious about the answer to the question, "How does Skype work?" You as well as most people use Skype to communicate with friends and family. You may have even been depending on it as the main form of communication in your household.
However, the first step to being able to communicate with Skype is when you sign up with Skype you receive a Skype ID. This Skype ID is like your personal telephone number.
This is how people are able to get in touch with you personally.
There are three main aspects needed for Skype to work effectively.
How Skype works is somewhat similar to how video conferencing works
What specifically happens in order is:
The data packets are being transformed over your internet connection which may be slow or it may be during peak hours when an abundance of people are using the same network.
This may explain why some videos are choppy at certain times. The problem could also be the conversion rate or the speed of your internet connection.
This is why it is not recommended for people to rely only on Skype as a main form of communication. During an emergency you may not be able to get through to the proper authorities due to the fact that you have a bad connection.
Next time someone asks you the question, "How does Skype work?" you can be the one to explain it.