UAE regulatory blames technical snag for Periscope ban

Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of UAE has put an end to speculations over the ban on a mobile streaming service, Periscope owned by Twitter. The service is being blocked as TRA discovered a technical glitch, reported The National. The regulatory is currently working with Etisalat and Du to resolve the technical snag.

“Immediately after discovering the issues users were facing with the Periscope app in the UAE, TRA’s technical team have spent the past 48 hours investigating the matter in coordination with both operators. We have discovered a technical problem and are working to resolve it within the coming few days,” said TRA in a statement.