Is Skype banned in Dubai / UAE?

Is Skype banned in Dubai / UAE?

Does Skype Works in Dubai / UAE?

Skype as a whole is not banned in Dubai / UAE. Voice and Video (VOIP calls) on Skype are banned. Skype can be used for chat messages and it works without any issues. However, Skype voice and video calls won’t work in UAE.

There are exceptions though. Skype voice and video calls do work on office internet lines. When tested, Skype worked without any issues on Du office Internet connections in Dubai.

What works?

Skype video and voice calls on Du office Internet connections

What doesn’t work?

Skype video and voice calls on Du home connections

Skype video and voice calls on Etisalat home connections

Untested:

Skype video and voice calls on Etisalat office connections

Drop us a comment if you can test it or found that Skype works for you. We will update this FAQ accordingly.

 

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