• Oct 6, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, Net Neutrality, News,

Skype is officially blocked in Qatar – WhatsApp, Viber, Duo, and Facetime are also inaccessible

Qatar is still blocking popular Voice over IP (VoIP) apps such as Skype, Facetime, Duo, Viber, and WhatsApp. In September, Saudi Arabia lifted its ban on Skype and WhatsApp. The VoIP issues were first reported on WhatsApp, Viber, Duo, Facetime, and Skype months ago by Qatari internet users. Qatar only has two internet service providers … Continue reading “Skype is officially blocked in Qatar – WhatsApp, Viber, Duo, and Facetime are also inaccessible”

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  • Apr 25, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, Networking, News,

Interest in VPN hits all time high as Egypt blocks VoIP apps like Skype, Facetime, Viber, WhatsApp, and even Messenger

Voice over IP (VoIP) apps such as Facetime, Viber, Skype, WhatsApp, and Messenger have been all but unusable from Egypt for the last few days. The recent wave of VoIP app blocks is pushing more and more Egyptians to use VPN – inevitably,┬áVPN is now a trending search for Egypt region mobile app stores and … Continue reading “Interest in VPN hits all time high as Egypt blocks VoIP apps like Skype, Facetime, Viber, WhatsApp, and even Messenger”

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