Category: voip

Egypt Targets Voip And Blocks Skype

The war on Internet freedom took another dark turn at the beginning of October 2015 with social media reporting that Egypt would block Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) applications. Services that could be restricted in Egypt include Skype, WhatsApp, and Viber. source Vodafone sent a message to its customer base stating that Skype has been…




Viber in UAE got Blocked – Unblock Viber in UAE

recently got blocked in UAE so if you are travelling to a city in the United Arab Emirates such as Dubai or Abu Dhabi be aware that viber will not work on your iPhone/android phone as you may hope it would. To solve this inconvenience you may decide to use a VPN account from VPNaccounts.com When…




How to Use Skype in Oman also works with other VoIP programs

One of our many website visitors recently emailed asking us how to connect Skype in Oman. It seems that his wife recently began working in the Arab region. Being a seasoned expat, Skype is something she’s used frequently in the past to communicate with her husband in the States. Upon arriving in Oman she encountered…




Who put the smackdown on Skype in Oman?

Posts like this one are becoming far more common on the Skype forums: “I live in Canada and have been trying to Skype my husband who is working in Oman. Every time he tries to log into his Skype account he gets an error message. Why is there no Skype in Oman?” Those who don’t…




Pakistan to Block Skype & Related Apps – Breaking News

Pakistan has become the latest country to strike a blow against Internet freedom by announcing it will block Skype and Viber throughout a large portion of the country. Known for occasionally blocking access to Facebook and Twitter as well as an outright ban on YouTube, Pakistan claims that Skype and similar communications networks are being…




VPN Download – Is it Necessary to Download a VPN?

One of the biggest misconceptions about private Internet browsing is that a VPN download is required in order to start using the service. This is incorrect, and you don’t need to download a VPN at all. Let’s take a closer look and clear up some common fallacies about private Internet access and how it works….




Skype & Viber Could Get Blocked in Bahrain Soon

Bahrain is the latest Arab nation to consider blocking Skype and other communications services like Viber and Whatsapp. Several other countries in the region, including Saudi Arabia and Oman, have already blocked some of these applications, citing security concerns and a loss of telecom revenue as their primary reasons for taking action. The blocking of…




Viber Banned in Saudi Arabia! Are Whatsapp & Skype Next?

The banning of Viber by Saudi Arabia is just the latest in an ongoing attempt by countries in the region to limit or block the usage of communication applications. The UAE only recently lifted a ban on Skype, and that service is still blocked in Oman. The Saudi regulator of telecom services contends that Viber…




Skype in Belize

So you are probably already in Belize either living or on vacation and have come to realize that BTL (Belize Telecom) have blocked the voip signal that is needed for the skype application. This is in fact the case in some other countries too and the main reason is that they want to force users…