Bahrain is considering introducing regulations for the use of VoIP applications, Gulf News reported. The measures are meant to prevent any clash with traditions and customs, and to address security considerations, said Shaikh Fawaz Bin Mohammad Al Khalifa, the state minister for Communication Affair. They will help promote the communication sector, he added. Viber and Skype were the most popular applications used in Bahrain, he said. The use of VoIP applications amounts to around BHD 1.5 million in unpaid international minutes, according to a ministry study.