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skype and viber

does anyone know if these VOIP services are blocked in Roatan? I've had problems before in Roatan staying on Skype for more than a few seconds, but I did not seek the solution, since I could use e-mail. Now I've heard that the internet provider for some caribbean areas is blocking VOIP. Viber would be great for calling around while I'm in Roatan as well as, you know, calling home. The wife gets upset if she thinks I'm having fun without her, so I need to report how miserable I am diving and snorkeling all day.

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We Skyped several times the past few weeks using our TIGO stick / dialup. The service was too slow to provide good video, so we usually stuck to just voice communication, but it worked OK for us.

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I regularly use Skype from the office on the nevega service. It does take a lot of bandwidth though so you may be hitting limitations with whatever service provider your connecting to.

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We did some voice skype calls as well using the wifi of our resort. Video calls where not possible due to the bandwith, but the voice call was very clear and good. Will depend a lot on your connection of course.....

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Thank you deer

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Thank you deer

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