‘A Step Backwards?’ Bahrain Set to Curb VoIP Services
STEVE ROYSTON: The reason for the crackdown is predictably ‘security’. The impact on much-needed inward investment may, however, be profound.
Internet ‘Disaster’: A Return to Morocco’s Old Ways
REDA YAMANI, THE VIEW FROM FEZ: If ever you need a demonstration of abuse of monopoly power look to Maroc Telecom
VOIP imminence claim rings hollow
According to UAE based Arabic newspaper Al Ittihad, UAE’s telecom service providers Etisalat and du will launch Voice Over Internet Protocol services by the end of 2010.
Google Voice, Censorship, Media Idiocy
There has been a great deal of concern and speculation this week regarding a possible move against Google by the UAE’s telecom regulator, the TRA. Much of this concern has been triggered by appalling journalism…
Die Telco! Die! Facebook rings in a new order
Facebook has tossed its hat into the mobile handset ring according to TechCrunch today, joining Apple and Google, a trio five years ago you would have never have associated with the phone business.