As viber is a popular voip service allowing cheap phone calls through the internet, citc saudi arabia decided to block it because it was causing a loss of millions to the 3 telecom operators in the kingdom namely mobily, zain, and stc. Saudi arabia is making an example of messaging service viber, banning the mobile and web application months after threatening to prohibit services that don't allow for government monitoring we. The news came days after saudi arabia announced blocking access to viber after negotiations to allow government-monitoring for the service users in the kingdom broke down. Good news for pakistani expatriates in saudi arabia the kingdom has announced that it will be unblocking skype, whatsapp & viber, a development that is sure to make the lives of the many.
Messaging and phone app viber blocked in saudi arabia by invisibler various news sources, including the shia international news association, report that saudi arabia has blocked access to the popular encrypted messaging service viber. @afrabunny we are suspecting that the authorities in saudi arabia have decided to block viber please stay tuned for updates :(viber. July 20, 2018 admin unblock viber, vpn for middle east, vpn for oman, vpn for qatar, vpn for saudi arabia, vpn for uae 0 viber is a great service for communications you can use it for free international and local calls. The blocking of skype and whatsapp rival viber in saudi arabia may or may not be a matter of censorship, but ceo talmon marco is pointing a finger at google for making the process too easy.
Saudi arabia to unblock whatsapp, viber and skype dawncom the apps were blocked in saudi arabia in backward mentality of blocking the citizens communication is sign of stupidity of most. The citc must realize that they can't just cut saudi residents off from the rest of the world by blocking new services, nourah farida, a saudi businesswoman, told arab news this is because viber, skype and whatsapp are used for personal and business communication. After whatsapp, facebook messenger gets banned in saudi arabia saudi arabia had previously banned whatsapp and viber, and now they have blocked facebook messenger, at least as far as media. In a previous interview with arab news, talmon marci, viber ceo and founder, said that his company would find a way to stop saudi arabia blocking its messaging services. Mr marco said viber had faced similar moves to block it in iran there, he said he believed the motive was political, but in saudi arabia it was unclear whether commercial interests might also be.
Saudi arabia united states browse by tag someone firewall q: how to block viber in lan on firewall block using viber app in lan on firewall post to facebook. Lifting the ban represents part of the saudi government's broad reforms to diversify the economy partly in response to low oil prices yet the policy reversal could squeeze saudi arabia's. Whatsapp viber in bd facebook block bangladesh telecommunication regulatory commission (btrc) sent a letter to mobile operators, isp, telephone companies to stop facebook browsing, viber and whatsapp message, voice or video call services immediately. The saudi communication and information technology commission threatened to ban messaging applications, mainly skype, whatsapp and viber, because of a failure to control them, al-arabiya reported.
Censorship in saudi arabia jump to navigation jump to search part of a series on: censorship by country countries for blocking, using a provided web form. In which countries is skype or whatsapp calling blocked google voice or viber are not working in the following countries: saudi arabia - skype voice/video. Good news unblock skype whatsapp viber in saudi arabia now: yes good news for saudia arabia ksa peoples to know after a long time now saudi people can enjoy the benefits of 3 biggest communication application unblock skype whatsapp viberas you know saudia arabia blocked this app since 2013dubai uae also unblocked these apps on june 2017. This month the communications and information technology commission (citc) banned viber, another such tool, which like whatsapp is hard for the state to monitor and deprives telecom companies of.
Voip is blocked in saudi arabia just googled this and it appears that big business have put a stop to free telephone calls by blocking almost all voip type. Call saudi arabia now for the lowest rate using viber out cheap international calls for mobile and landline no commitment, no connection fee and amazing voice quality. In march saudi government have warned encrypted messaging services like viber and others that would be blocked if they don't provided a means to be. Blocking skype and whatsapp in saudi arabia would be a deathblow for communications services in the region skype is currently blocked by oman, and other countries in the region such as bahrain are also considering blocking skype and viber.