Skype asked Nimbuzz to remove support for all Skype services starting October 31st. Nimbuzz created a mobile application that can access multiple VoIP services such as MSN, Google Talk, Skype, and ICQ. Nimbuzz has about 30 million users and clocked about 3.5 billion mobile VoIP minutes. Skype plans to disconnect all third party VoIP services in anticipation of their IPO.
Nimbuzz is based in The Netherlands and they have raised $25 million in funding. Nimbuzz currently has about 100 employees.