TDRA Statements

29/03/2020

Additional apps for distance learning

In light of the UAE’s efforts to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and the ongoing effort to support distance learning, Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), in co-operation with the telecom operators in the UAE (Etisalat and Du), announced the availability of an additional set of applications on all of the UAE’s networks, on an exceptional basis and until further notice. 

The applications are:

1.Google Hangouts Meet
2.Cisco Webex
3.Avaya Spaces
4.BlueJeans
5.Slack.

This is in addition to the applications that were announced earlier, namely:

1.Microsoft Teams
2.Skype for Business
3.Zoom
4.Blackboard.

TRA will review and update the list of available applications from time to time.