A Skype version for communication from within China
More about Skype (Rover)
Skype (rover) is the Chinese version of the Skype app. Skype and its Chinese partner, Tom online. Work together and provide a special version of Skype that can block all the words in the black list.
The reason for this special app requirement is the Great Firewall of China and its restrictions in regard to online freedom. This special version of skype allows for easy surveillance by Chinese authorities.
Skype (rover) 18.104.22.1689-release for Android
Other than that the features of this Chinese version of Skype are all identical to the original International version of the Skype app. It offers the same cross-platform communication and IM apps across the globe.
The only difference you will find in this version of skype. Is the ability of the Chinese authorities to spy and keep track of conversations happening in real-time on Skype (rover).
According to a report of GreatFire.org, which monitors the level of net censorship in China, Microsoft would have removed all filters put in place by the authorities to monitor users’ exchanges.
Connection information, phone calls, and instant messages are all encrypted. And would transit without intermediate to Microsoft HTTPS servers in a secure mode.
You can use the app when in China and have no other alternative for communication. To download the app just click the download button above to download the APK version of the Skype (Rover) app.
Technical file information
- Package name:
- 22.214.171.1249-release (125000252)
- File size:
- 22.6 MB
- May 31, 2022
- Minimum Android version:
- Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich, API 15)
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