Quoting out a very very .. hmm .. cheesy setence:
You are grounded in Paris, Texas. Your loved one is having a good time in Paris, France and you’re talking to her over Skype. Suddenly you start hearing clicks, crackles, and pops over the connection. Eventually you don’t hear her voice at all. You call her back again and only after a few minutes the connection turns sour again. This is getting frustrating. Anyone that has used Skype enough will eventually run into Skype Problems.
The post source from this phrase has some very good information and troubleshoot on Skype connectivity issues, so check it out: