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ITU 1999 Telecommunications Regulatory Survey (Extract: Internet Telephony and Call-Back Services) (Page 1 of 9)

 

Internet Telephony and Call Back Services

 


Country Year Internet services Are any internet services Are Callback services

first made available prohibited? prohibited?
Afghanistan

... Yes - prohibited by law:
Albania

1995 Yes Yes - prohibited by law: Basic

services are exclusive right of

dominant operators yet.

IP telephony
Angola

1997 No Yes - prohibited by law:
Armenia

1995 No Yes - prohibited by law:
Austria

1990 No No
Azerbaijan

1995 No Yes - prohibited by law:

Telecom Low
Bahrain

1995 Yes Yes - prohibited by law:

Ministerial 1 1997.

IP fax and IP telephony
Belgium

1994 No No
Belize

1996 No Yes - prohibited by law:

Telecommunication Act
Bhutan

1999 No No
Bolivia

No Yes - prohibited by law:
Botswana

1996 Yes Yes - prohibited by law:

IP telephony
Brazil

1994 No Yes - prohibited by law:

9.472/97
Bulgaria

1990 Yes Yes - prohibited by law:

IP telephony till 31.12. 2002

except for the incumbent

operator.
Burundi

Source: ITU World Telecommunication Regulatory Database

Note: This information should not be considered complete or authoritative.  It is presented for convenience of reference only. 

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