TRA enables select VoIP services?

11 Apr 2012

Oman has reportedly unblocked a number of voice-over-internet protocol (VoIP) services, paving the way for cheaper international calls. According to ArabianBusiness, which cites a report by the Muscat Daily, services such as Google Talk, Viber, FaceTime and MSN Messenger are apparently accessible in the Sultanate, although access to Skype remains restricted. The reports adds that no official announcement has been made by the country’s two network operators, Omantel and Nawras, or the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), on the possible easing of restrictions on the use of some VoIP services.

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