Ignorance is Not Bliss For Multinationals Considering IPT and VoIP
No Jitter (www.nojitter.com)
When dealing with other countries’ laws, protect yourself and your company by appreciating the risks you face and taking cost-effective steps to reduce or eliminate exposure to them.
One night last spring I called counsel in Saudi Arabia from home. Skype had Saudi Arabia rates that would allow me to avoid Verizon’s undisclosed–and likely exorbitant–charges. (When I asked Verizon for the cost of a call to Saudi Arabia, the rep said he couldn’t tell me–I’d be charged based on whatever they were billed). Since I had downloaded Skype in the US, was using Skype in the US, and Skype offered the service, I was fine, right? Actually, no.