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UAE blocks VoiP's. For example, Fongo is a mobile app. It provide a Canadian local phone number and free calling in Canada, but requires payment for calling overseas. iTalkBB provides a box, one side connects to an ethernet outlet from a modern and another side connects to a phone. So it can be used anywhere in the world as long as a wired internet connection is available. However, I am afraid it is also a VoiP (voice over internet Protocol) phone and not sure if it will be blocked in UAE. Does anyone have similar device and can share any experiences? Thanks in advance.
 

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UAE blocks VoiP's. For example, Fongo is a mobile app. It provide a Canadian local phone number and free calling in Canada, but requires payment for calling overseas. iTalkBB provides a box, one side connects to an ethernet outlet from a modern and another side connects to a phone. So it can be used anywhere in the world as long as a wired internet connection is available. However, I am afraid it is also a VoiP (voice over internet Protocol) phone and not sure if it will be blocked in UAE. Does anyone have similar device and can share any experiences? Thanks in advance.
Hi,
We had a similar box from our UK telecom provider when we first moved to the UAE.
It also connected to our router via a free Ethernet port and was supposed to work anywhere in the world with an internet connection.
It didn't work in the UAE.
Cheers
Steve
 

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Hi,
We had a similar box from our UK telecom provider when we first moved to the UAE.
It also connected to our router via a free Ethernet port and was supposed to work anywhere in the world with an internet connection.
It didn't work in the UAE.
Cheers
Steve
Thank you, Steve, it is very helpful, save us a few hundred bugs, at least. :)
 
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