PUBLIC NOTICE: Applicants for licenses to provide communication services

The applicants below have applied to the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) for licenses to provide services indicated against their respective names; The Commission is therefore seeking opinions and/or comments from the public, if any, about the respective applicants’ eligibility for the licenses they have applied for within a period of fourteen (14) days from the date of publication of this notice. The Commission shall proceed … Continue reading PUBLIC NOTICE: Applicants for licenses to provide communication services

REQUEST FOR COMMENTS ON THE APPLICATION FOR CHANGE IN CONTROL IN UBUNTU TOWERS UGANDA LIMITED

The Uganda Communication Commission (the Commission) was established under section 4 of the Uganda Communications Act, 2013(the Act) as the regulator of the communications sector in Uganda with the mandate to, among others, monitor, inspect, licence, supervise, control, promote and safeguard interests of consumers and providers of communications services in Uganda. Ubuntu Towers Uganda Limited (UBUNTU) was granted a National Public Infrastructure Provider (NPIP) license … Continue reading REQUEST FOR COMMENTS ON THE APPLICATION FOR CHANGE IN CONTROL IN UBUNTU TOWERS UGANDA LIMITED

NEW COMMUNICATIONS REPORT SHOWS MODEST GROWTH

The communications sector in Uganda continues to demonstrate resilience as it weathers the storm driven by COVID19, with the latest market performance report showing modest growth across several indicators. According to the quarterly market tracking report produced by Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), there was a net account addition of 590,000 mobile and fixed subscriptions in the period January to March 2021. This resulted in the … Continue reading NEW COMMUNICATIONS REPORT SHOWS MODEST GROWTH

UCC NAMES FILM CONTENT PROGRAMME EVALUATION COMMITTEE

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has received 60 applications from filmmakers seeking financial support to propel their projects, the Content Development Support Programme Evaluation Committee has been told. Addressing members of the Evaluation Committee during their inauguration meeting at the UCC Head Office on Friday, May 14, 2021, the Ag. Executive Director Irene Kaggwa Sewankambo said the Commission has listened to the industry’s cry for support. … Continue reading UCC NAMES FILM CONTENT PROGRAMME EVALUATION COMMITTEE

UCC ARRESTS RADIO INSTALLATION FRAUDSTER – part of a group of individuals who forge letters purportedly from UCC and defraud Ugandans by promising them radio frequencies.

Police officers attached to the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) last week arrested a Ugandan woman who has been cited in several illegal radio frequency deals and installations across the country. The middle-aged suspect, whose name has not been disclosed for fear of jeopardising the ongoing investigations, is reported to be part of a big group of individuals who forge letters purportedly from UCC and defraud … Continue reading UCC ARRESTS RADIO INSTALLATION FRAUDSTER – part of a group of individuals who forge letters purportedly from UCC and defraud Ugandans by promising them radio frequencies.

LYCAMOBILE GETS NATIONAL OPERATOR LICENSE – making the company the Third National Operator.

The Uganda Communications Commission has granted a National Telecommunication Operator (NTO) license to Lycamobile, making the company the Third National Operator. Lycamobile, whose parent company Tangerine Limited has operated in Uganda since 2008, got the NTO license on March 24, 2021. During an event held at the UCC Head Office on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, Ag. Executive Director Irene Kaggwa Sewankambo said the Commission was … Continue reading LYCAMOBILE GETS NATIONAL OPERATOR LICENSE – making the company the Third National Operator.

GIRLS IN ICT DAY ENDS WITH ROBOTICS CAMP -commemorating the International Girls in ICT Day under the international theme, ‘Connected Girls, Creating Brighter Futures’.

Uganda on Thursday joined the rest of the world to commemorate International Girls in ICT Day under the international theme, ‘Connected Girls, Creating Brighter Futures’. At the Uganda Communications Commission Head Office in Bugolobi, at least 30 girls from St Lawrence Kigoowa, Hill Preparatory School and Kitante Primary School, as well as some daughters of UCC staff, converged to mark the Day. Celebrated on the … Continue reading GIRLS IN ICT DAY ENDS WITH ROBOTICS CAMP -commemorating the International Girls in ICT Day under the international theme, ‘Connected Girls, Creating Brighter Futures’.

CALL FOR BUSINESS PLAN PROPOSALS FOR THE UCC/UCUSAF GRANT FOR ESTABLISHING AND SUPPORTING ICT CLUBS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS

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 to establish ICT clubs in secondary schools where UCC through UCUSAF established ICT laboratories. UCC/UCUSAF III has set aside resources to be utilized under a collaborative grant framework between UCC/UCUSAF and a … Continue reading CALL FOR BUSINESS PLAN PROPOSALS FOR THE UCC/UCUSAF GRANT FOR ESTABLISHING AND SUPPORTING ICT CLUBS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS

THE UGANDA FILM FESTIVAL #UFF2021 Award Gala pictures

The Uganda Communications Commission held the 8th edition of the Uganda Film Festival from 29th March to 2nd April 2021 under the theme; “Rebuilding a Resilent Creative Industry through the Pandemic”. The festival entailed various activties including film screenings, workshops, forums and the Awards Gala hosted at UICT Nakawa. Below are the Gala pictures. Continue reading THE UGANDA FILM FESTIVAL #UFF2021 Award Gala pictures