Yes, Skype is down at the moment and the site shows:
Hi, our server has taken a short breakLooks like our server is down. This usually means that we’re doing maintenance work or there are too many visitors at skype.com and we cannot cope with the popularity. In any case — we’re already fixing it and everything should be back to normal in a few minutes.
Things that can happen, but I would like to find out why.
Updated as soon as I know something
What a speed!
Now try this to fix: