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Addition -- video calling -- is heating up and start tech start -- -- means jumping right end launching -- -- Windows first face to face calling servicer and Dennis -- has an exclusive interview with that co-founder tango in chief technology officer Eric said.
Dennis thanks a -- to -- well -- got -- -- you guys launched your video calling out only a year ago September 2010 yet point five million users have downloaded 100000.
More every day -- -- be -- a hundred million a year from now how much money did you spend on advertising and marketing to get to that critical mass.
That -- that's extraordinary -- tall marketing budget.
-- zero dollars zero dollars so this is all viral friends of friends stuff that's right you can't it takes two to tango -- -- by yourself so people inviting each other by Ashton has by the now.
And you know we're just relying on our users to spread the word about the so that's okay.
They've got Microsoft the key partner in and you're -- is the first video call app on the Microsoft windows line of phones right I mean they'd say they have billion dollars to buy Skype.
But you guys are there first and now today you're here to announce an exclusive -- an alliance with the number one Smartphone maker in the world right and it's not apple.
Nobody know this vibrant.
Past few weeks ago some some overtook Koppel and then now responsible for record felt -- sales and your deal is Samsung actually do well and today we're announcing this -- publisher but some so embattled distributing us from their phones.
We'll be down that Windows Phone 7 offerings and so be the first -- them available on.
Iphones and droids and Windows Phone 7 all the small -- -- topic.
In the senate comes -- have to download it myself Axel come inside the Samsung phone are trying to will be featured by some so -- have.
Banks -- -- -- bear bones and promote that too old little bit different Windows Phone 7 devices.
What does the opportunity which happens to -- is bigger for you because we know you just announces deal lets -- -- huge our viewers know that Samsung is in -- Smartphone maker as we talked about this news when it came now.
But there's also a huge opportunity in the tablet space how are you approaching boats and which one at the ended the day is going to be your bread and butter.
You know I think the great consumer device that is a real small phones -- -- -- and -- TV.
-- you change phones every eighteen months and tablets it take so long been TV even yet.
Longer so I think that these of the devices on the -- as we use and everybody will -- and it's just gonna take.
You know euphoria are you on the on the iPad now are you on tablets were about to almost 37 -- that's -- the iPad than the beyond departments.
And what about Microsoft's.
Relationship with Skype are you worried about a certainly it was a big first mover advantage for you to get on the Microsoft devices but it seems like a logical fit for them to bring their own partner and their own company.
I'm into the framework how you gonna manage that.
Well we released products every two weeks we move very very -- phenomenon -- we will bile sells for nine months on the market.
And if you can associate a name -- video calling time -- equals more about video calling that's really where you want to be.
Cynical thing guys is -- you know 45100000.
Users today they must be making money hand over a fifth right now there's no revenues Samsung at a pay any thing to bundle -- -- happened with Samsung.
I'm so no more gonna go into the particulars of the doesn't sound so we help OK what would your business volume you advertising we got like less than a minute.
Mortal -- premium service for the holidays and would not be -- that it will not be usage but we found something that's gonna -- like -- consumers so that you know they can't bring that money are you charge for this.
Okay an otherwise you're set up to be a big takeover right so what is the better -- for you to take over.
Google or FaceBook or care like Verizon in you have to pick one there.
You know with the growth that we have right now and our business well being rolled out for the holidays I think we can build a humongous.
Consumer business -- can -- on its own -- and then raises valid tune up thinking about all of.
And I'm leaving his options open and thank you very nice Denis -- an air extend tango co-founder and chief tech.
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