Only Etisalat and du are licensed to provide telecommunication services in the UAE including VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) services, said the country’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA).
The VOIP regulatory
Rumours are rife that WhatsApp could be offering free VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) calls to 600 million users, a report said, while casting doubts whether the service will be allowed in the UAE.
"The leaked images of t
Rakuten, one of the world’s largest Internet services companies, has acquired Viber, a pioneering messaging and VoIP company.
Rakuten will acquire Viber for a total consideration of $900 million, said a statement.
Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, demonstrated its latest unified communications solution during a live exhibition at the company’s Executive Briefing Center in Dubai.
Huawei’s second-generation eSpace U
Bahrain is to study whether to restrict Internet-based telecom services, the Kingdom's communications minister told Reuters, although no final decision was imminent.
Sheikh Fawaz bin Mohammed al-Khalifa said the government did
Bahrain is considering introducing controls on calls made via the Internet, including those on Skype and Viber, said a top official.
Minister of State for Communications Affairs Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa confirmed the p
The UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has stated that its telecommunications law and VoIP regulatory policy allows only the licencees - Etisalat and du - to provide telecommunications services in the UAE including VOIP services.
The UAE's top telecom operator Etisalat has stopped blocking the website of Skype, the world's No.1 internet-based phone call provider, although the move could put further pressure on the state-controlled firm's revenue.
UAE telecoms operator Etisalat will offer internet-based phone calls by the end of the second quarter, a top executive told Reuters, as the former monopoly tries to fight off competition from Skype and other international providers. &nb