VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) services have long been a difficult discussion for the UAE. Unalike North America; these services can only be licensed out to telecomunication companies via the country’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA). Services like Skype, Viber, FaceTime and others are technically not licensed to operate VoIP in the UAE.
These services are blocked in the country because only two operators, Etisalat and du, are licensed to provide telecommunication services in the UAE. There's a lot of debate about the laws and regulations ...Read More