Thank you so much for the info. But is it illegal to use it? I know there might be some workaround to get the banned applications and sites to work.I am using skype daily; its working fine. I think only some attributes are blocked here, like updating your account balance etc. There are easy ways around that.
Thank you so much vantage. I am just unclear about unauthorized definition in this articleit works fine without a 'workaround' on an PC / ipad etc.
I see, thank you so much for clarifications. Why don't they make these kind of laws/regulations more clear and separately state the private(home) usage as well as the business usage.As with many things UAE - technically it's illegal, but everyone uses it. Basically they will only ever clamp down on the internet shops offering the service and making money from it. People using it at home are ok.
Sounds legit, but can also be related to MAC address of the device being used and the preconfigured sequence. For example iphone has a range for iphone and so on.I was actually having a chat with one of my network guys who has been at the company since the age of the dinosaurs, and is one of the "teacher" types who loves lecturing..
Apparently, according to him, if the packets transverse from one IP to another IP (aka, PC-to-PC for the networking challenged like me) then it falls outside of what the TRA has deemed to require a license... but if it gets routed through the telephony network and terminates at an actual phone line, then it falls under what the TRA deems licens-able...
Dont know if there is any truth to this, but it seems to make sense as to why Skype works PC-PC but not PC-Phone...
Apologies for bringing back an old thread, but I searched the forum for an answer to my question, and drew a blank!Sounds legit, but can also be related to MAC address of the device being used and the preconfigured sequence. For example iphone has a range for iphone and so on.
Apologies, BedouGirl - I've been here long enough, and should have known better!Please do not discuss VPNs on the open forum - they are not legal here. Thank you.
Hi,Apologies, BedouGirl - I've been here long enough, and should have known better!
Nevertheless, any solutions to getting Skype to work through a 3G modem-router with Etisalat data package would be welcome (excl. a vee-pee-en option), given that Skype access is uninhibited through wired internet and even in public hotspots.
Do you need Skype for the whole office or just yourself? One solution would be to:
- set up a virtual machine (VMWare, Parallels, or Virtual Box)
- install skype on that VM (using that VM ONLY for skype)
- use whatever "work around" required (such as your V-thingy) only on that machine