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

LIST OF AUTHORISED RADIO BROADCASTERS IN UGANDA -radio broadcasters not on this list must resolve outstanding compliance issues.

The Uganda Communication Commission (the Commission) was established under section 4 of the Uganda Communications Act, 2013 (the Act) as the regulator in the development of a modern communications sector that includes telecommunications, broadcasting, radio communications, postal communications, data communication and infrastructure.  In accordance with its mandate, the Commission hereby informs the general public that the radio stations listed hereunder are currently the only authorised … Continue reading LIST OF AUTHORISED RADIO BROADCASTERS IN UGANDA -radio broadcasters not on this list must resolve outstanding compliance issues.

THE UGANDA COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION OPERATIONAL GUIDELINES ON SIM CARD REGISTRATION IN UGANDA

BACKGROUND The Uganda Communications Commission (the Commission) was established under section 4 of the Uganda Communications Act, 2013 (the Act) as the regulator for the development of a modern communications sector that includes telecommunications, broadcasting, radio communications, postal communications, data communication and infrastructure. In accordance with sections 5, 21, 22 and 39 of the Act and Regulations 7 and 97 of the Uganda Communications (Licensing) … Continue reading THE UGANDA COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION OPERATIONAL GUIDELINES ON SIM CARD REGISTRATION IN UGANDA

THE UGANDA COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION ENGAGEMENTS FOR THE PERIOD NOVEMBER 16-27, 2020

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) had the following engagements in the two weeks ending November 27, 2020. These include; Virtual Consultation of Councilors – November 16-20 The Commission team Headed by the Executive Director participated in 2nd Virtual Consultation of Councilors. Uganda as one of the 48 Council members of the ITU.  The Council is the Union’s governing body in the interval between Plenipotentiary Conferences. … Continue reading THE UGANDA COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION ENGAGEMENTS FOR THE PERIOD NOVEMBER 16-27, 2020

ICT FOR AGRICULTURE PROGRAMME LAUNCHED -To enhance ICT Adoption, Service Delivery, Content and Digital Skills for Smallholder Farmers

KAMPALA – Wednesday, November 25, 2020; A ground-breaking project that seeks to enhance the adoption of ICTs, improve the content and digital skills for smallholder farmers in Uganda has been launched. Titled “Enhancing ICT Adoption, Service Delivery, Content and Digital Skills for Smallholder Farmers”, the project is implemented by Uganda National Farmers Federation (UNFFE) in collaboration with Eight Tech Consults, supported by Uganda Communications Commission … Continue reading ICT FOR AGRICULTURE PROGRAMME LAUNCHED -To enhance ICT Adoption, Service Delivery, Content and Digital Skills for Smallholder Farmers

GUIDELINES ON THE USE OF MEDIA DURING THE GENERAL ELECTIONS AND CAMPAIGNS 2021

Introduction The Republic of Uganda will hold general elections in January 2021. Campaigns and Nominations of different candidates are expected to commence in July 2020. The Electoral Commission (EC) has provided a roadmap that will guide the forthcoming elections. The Electoral Commission, in the provided roadmap, has indicated that campaigning by the different candidates will be done mainly through the digital media, especially radio stations, … Continue reading GUIDELINES ON THE USE OF MEDIA DURING THE GENERAL ELECTIONS AND CAMPAIGNS 2021

The Uganda Communications Commission’s engagements within the week ending November 13, 2020

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) had the following engagements within the week ending November 13, 2020. Meeting with Uganda Human Rights Commission – November 09 The Commission led by Ag ED Irene Kaggwa Sewankambo met with the Uganda Human Rights Commission delegation led by their the Ag chairperson Dr. Katebalirwe Amooti wa Irumba. UHRC engaged the Commission on aspects relating to the use and access … Continue reading The Uganda Communications Commission’s engagements within the week ending November 13, 2020