This calling app is now blocked in Qatar
Popular video and voice calling service Skype has confirmed that it is now blocked in Qatar.
In a post on its FAQ pages, the company said that usage of the app was being stopped by ISPs (internet service providers) in Qatar.
Stating that there was “very little Skype can do about this situation,” it added:
“The best course of action would be for you to speak to your ISP and ask why they are blocking Skype and request that they unblock our site and services.”
Skype’s statement follows a message from Viber to its users last month stating that the service was “now unblocked” following a software update:
The statements from Skype and Viber finally offer some insight into the widespread problems people are having with VoIP apps in Qatar.