Rumour has it the UAE plans to lift the voice call ban
According to an interview with CNBC, executive director of National Electronic Security Authority Mohamed Al Kuwaiti says that the UAE is increasingly collaborating with big internet-based platforms, including Whatsapp.
Based on the telecommunications department in the UAE, there is a VERY GOOD chance of the voice call ban being lifted. Yay for those who have near and dear ones far away!
As of now, to replace the absence of a voice call, UAE residents use the voice recording option instead.
The only apps that are permissible to use in the region include Botim, YzerChat and C’me.