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Omani TRA lifts restrictions on video calling

Wednesday 18 March 2020 | 10:36 CET | News
Oman is lifting restrictions on some video calling services in an effort to help businesses and schools function remotely amid Covid-19. The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) said it will allow Skype for Business, Google Meet and Zoom, so that organisations can better communicate "during this exceptional period". Oman has blocked video calling services including FaceTime in the past because they are encrypted and difficult to track, and also because they compete with domestic telecom providers.

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Countries: Oman
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