UAE Launches Free Video Calling For Du Customers

by Angel Merchant
UAE Launches Free Video Calling For Du Customers

Keeping in mind the pressing times we’re in, life has just become a lot easier for all Du customers. Du customers in the UAE can now video call for free through Voico.

All you need to do is download the Du Voico UAE app on your phone or desktop, (available at apple and android stores). Du has released a statement expressing the importance of having contact with loved ones, and have hence released the free video calling service for all its customers. Voico UAE, features video/audio calling, texting, group functions and also comes with a translator. This is part of Du’s, ‘its good to be home’ campaign, which also involves other good deals at home.

Customers on a Du home plan are also eligible to get free VOD movies, a faster speed upgrade, and Amazon prime free for two months. All these offers will be for a limited time only, so make sure you avail all of them soon! Call Du, or visit their website to avail the offers.

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What Else?

The telecoms regulator in the UAE, has announced that some video calling applications will now be available and working. The Telecommunications regulations authority (TRA) have released a number of video calling applications that are now working. In light of the Coronavirus and the quarantine, the TRA have tried to help you stay close and connect to loved ones around the world.

Below are the applications permitted by the TRA to be used in the UAE

  • Skype
  • Google hang out
  • Microsoft teams
  • Zoom
  • Blackboard (educational platform)
  • Voico UAE (only for Du users)

Both Skype and Google hangout can be used on fixed line internet networks. However, Microsoft teams, zoom, and blackboard can all be used on both fixed line internet networks, and mobile phones. And of course we have Voico UAE for both desktops and phones, but only for Du plan users. Once again, all of this is temporary, and will only last till May 20th for now. The time period may be extended, depending on the length of the period of home isolation and quarantine.

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