It found that usage during the night dropped by 40% to 50% compared to use during the day. And weekends see 20% less use than weekdays.
It also tracked geographical use of Skype, and not surprisingly, Europe leads the way, with 45% to 60% of Skype supernodes. North America has from 15% to 25% of supernodes, while Asia has from 20% to 25%.
In all areas of the world, usage peaks sometime between late morning and afternoon.
This makes eBay's acquisition of Skype even more puzzling. Why buy a business P2P VoIP network -- and then treat it as if it's mainly for consumers?