Following the devastation and loss of life brought about by the recent events that have taken place in Japanís Kyushu region, our thoughts are with everyone affected.

At this time, we know that getting in touch with friends, family and colleagues in Japan is vitally important. So, with immediate effect we are making all domestic and international calls to landlines and mobiles in Japan free of charge* for the next few days.

To learn how to make Skype calls to landlines and mobiles, visit Skype Support.
We hope this helps you reach loved ones, friends and colleagues affected by recent events.

Click here to download Skype and feel free to reach out to us on Twitter.

*Excludes calls to special, premium service and non-geographical numbers. Skypeís Terms of Use apply. Internet and mobile fees may apply. Skype may discontinue or amend this offer at any time and may close any account for abuse. For individual use only.

Source: Helping you keep in touch with friends and family in Japan's Kyushu region - Skype Blogs