UCC seeks to establish a framework to guide the deployment and sharing of communications infrastructure in Uganda.

The Uganda Communications Act, 2013 (the Act) seeks to among others, develop a modern and vibrant Communications sector, which includes telecommunications, data, radio and postal communications, and broadcasting. In order to achieve the aspirations of the Act, a number of strategies have to be employed including but not limited to expanding the existing variety of communications services available in Uganda to include modern and innovative … Continue reading UCC seeks to establish a framework to guide the deployment and sharing of communications infrastructure in Uganda.

50 SCHOOLS EXPECTED AS E-LEARNING PROJECT HOLDS A-LEVEL MATHEMATICS SEMINAR

At 8.30 am this Saturday, February 27, 2021, an unusual school seminar involving hundreds of students will get underway. It will be unusual because it will be online. Until COVID-19 disrupted formal education, as it did to virtually every other aspect of life, the idea of students having a seminar online would have been unthinkable. However, thanks to a project named HeLP, students from many … Continue reading 50 SCHOOLS EXPECTED AS E-LEARNING PROJECT HOLDS A-LEVEL MATHEMATICS SEMINAR

ICT CHAMPIONS GEAR UP FOR NATIONAL TECH CONFERENCE -Hosted by Makerere University, through its College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT)

Information and Communication Technology enthusiasts, researchers and students are gearing up for the 6th National Conference on Communications (NCC), which is set to kick off on March 3, 2021, with a Paper-Writing and Publishing Masterclass being the highlight. The 6th NCC shall once again be hosted by Makerere University, through its College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT), in conjunction with the Uganda Communications … Continue reading ICT CHAMPIONS GEAR UP FOR NATIONAL TECH CONFERENCE -Hosted by Makerere University, through its College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT)

THE UGANDA FILM FESTIVAL 2021 -“Rebuilding a Resilient Creative Industry through the Pandemic”

INTRODUCTION The Uganda Communications Commission will hold the 8th edition of Uganda Film Festival from 29th March 2021 to 2nd April 2021. The festival will entail various activities, including film screenings, workshops and forums, organized within the festival week. The Uganda Film Festival was established in 2013 to promote the local film industry both locally and internationally, and to bring all the industry stakeholders together … Continue reading THE UGANDA FILM FESTIVAL 2021 -“Rebuilding a Resilient Creative Industry through the Pandemic”

The Sixth National Conference on Communications -‘Connectivity, Resilience and Innovation in the COVID-19 Era

The Uganda Communications Commission, in collaboration with Makerere University, established a National Conference on Communications (NCC) in October 2010 with the aim of strengthening communications research particularly of locally relevant solutions through discipline-specific conference series in communications. The Conference provides a national forum for the presentation of outputs of peer-reviewed research into solutions for local challenges and proposals to improve ICTs in Uganda and a … Continue reading The Sixth National Conference on Communications -‘Connectivity, Resilience and Innovation in the COVID-19 Era

REQUEST FOR COMMENTS ON THE DRAFT UGANDA COMMUNICATIONS TRIBUNAL (PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE) REGULATIONS 2020

Part X of the Uganda Communications Act 2013 provides for the establishment of a Tribunal to be known as the Uganda Communications Tribunal. According to section 64 of the Uganda Communications Act 2013, the jurisdiction of the Tribunal is to hear and determine all matters relating to communication services arising from decisions made by the Uganda Communications Commission (Commission) and the Minister of ICT & … Continue reading REQUEST FOR COMMENTS ON THE DRAFT UGANDA COMMUNICATIONS TRIBUNAL (PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE) REGULATIONS 2020

CONTENT DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT PROGRAMME – Supporting the audio-visual industry in Uganda.

INTRODUCTION The Content Development Support Programme (CDSP) is an initiative dedicated to supporting the audio-visual Industry in Uganda. This initiative will provide support to Ugandan production companies and individuals for the development of Audio-visual content. This includes feature films, short films, animations, documentaries, and television dramas.  It is envisaged that through this Programme, Ugandans will be able to create employment opportunities, generate revenue, acquire skills, … Continue reading CONTENT DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT PROGRAMME – Supporting the audio-visual industry in Uganda.

CALL FOR BUSINESS PLAN PROPOSALS FOR THE UCC/UCUSAF GRANT FOR ENHANCING DIGITAL LITERACY AND SKILLING FOR MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES

Introduction The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) through the Uganda Communications Universal Service Access Fund (UCUSAF) has launched a call for business plan proposals to establish a collaboration in the implementation of key activities under a general thematic area of enhancing ICT adoption by Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Uganda, including the informal sector, in response to the adverse effects that COVID-19 pandemic is having … Continue reading CALL FOR BUSINESS PLAN PROPOSALS FOR THE UCC/UCUSAF GRANT FOR ENHANCING DIGITAL LITERACY AND SKILLING FOR MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES

UCC MARKET REPORT SHOWS POST LOCKDOWN RECOVERY

At 20 million Internet subscriptions, nearly 50% of the Ugandan population is connected to broadband, the latest communications Market Performance Report indicates. It is the first time that total Internet subscriptions in Uganda have crossed the 20 million mark, suggesting that nearly one in every two Ugandans has Internet access. During the quarter under consideration, broadband cellular subscriptions grew by 1.2 million connections from 18.9 … Continue reading UCC MARKET REPORT SHOWS POST LOCKDOWN RECOVERY

STOLEN COMMUNICATION DEVICES’ DAYS ARE NUMBERED

It might be authentic, and even performs as expected, but your communication device could well have been stolen. And suppose it is stolen or reported as lost, in that case, its days are numbered because the Ministry of ICT and National Guidance, Uganda Communications Commission (the Commission) and other partners in the Communications sector have undertaken measures to end the theft of phones in Uganda. … Continue reading STOLEN COMMUNICATION DEVICES’ DAYS ARE NUMBERED