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

ANTI-COUNTERFEIT DIALOGUE CALLS FOR CO-OPERATION -to tackle the problem counterfeit electronics

As the first-ever high-level dialogue on counterfeit electronics got underway on Thursday, one message was consistent in the day’s key speeches: the need for inter-agency cooperation to tackle the problem. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry ICT and National Guidance, Vincent Bagiire, led the call for a multi-sectoral approach, saying stakeholder cooperation will yield stronger adherence to standards, ease enforcement efforts and raise awareness about counterfeits. “Suffice … Continue reading ANTI-COUNTERFEIT DIALOGUE CALLS FOR CO-OPERATION -to tackle the problem counterfeit electronics

CALL FOR BUSINESS PLAN PROPOSALS FOR THE UCC/UCUSAF GRANT FOR SKILLING YOUTH GROUPS IN ICTS AND MULTIMEDIA

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 skilling youths in Multimedia production to enhance local content creation in Uganda in response to the adverse effects that COVID-19 pandemic is having on the entertainment … Continue reading CALL FOR BUSINESS PLAN PROPOSALS FOR THE UCC/UCUSAF GRANT FOR SKILLING YOUTH GROUPS IN ICTS AND MULTIMEDIA

TELECOMS IN RECORD 2020 REVENUE PERFORMANCE – the latest communications market performance report indicates.

DOWNLOAD THE FULL REPORT HERE The telecommunications industry recorded gross revenue of more than US$1bn in the 12 months ending December 2020, the latest communications market performance report indicates. According to the quarterly market tracking report produced by Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), UShs1.144 trillion was recorded for the October – December 2020 quarter, surpassing the UShs1.095 trillion recorded in the third quarter (July to September … Continue reading TELECOMS IN RECORD 2020 REVENUE PERFORMANCE – the latest communications market performance report indicates.