Will China ban VoIP?

By : |December 31, 2010 0

BEIJING: CHINA: China is going after Internet phone services such as Skype in a move to protect the country’s state-owned telephone companies, causing alarm among consumers who rely on cheap Internet calls, reports Associated Press.

According to the report, a notice by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on its website this month says it’s working to fight "illegal Internet phone services" but doesn’t specify any actions. Experts say companies like Skype operate in a legal gray area and that the notice is a warning to them not to grow too big or to challenge the state-owned telecoms.

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