Maroc Telecom restricts VoIP service access

20 Feb 2012

The Moroccan operator Maroc Telecom is reportedly blocking access to a number of voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) operations in the country. Morocco Board News reports that sites such as Skype and TeamSpeak have had access cut, with Vivendi-owned Maroc Telecom seemingly keen to protect its interests in the fixed line sector by blocking the free online services while also promoting its own MTBox VoIP offering.

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