NEW MINISTERS TOUR UCC, PLEDGE SUPPORT-to ensure the sector stay ahead of the communication technology revolution

The Minister of ICT and National Guidance, Chris Baryomunsi, has revealed that his ministry is considering a range of reforms to keep pace with the fast-evolving communication technology trends. Hon Dr Baryomunsi noted that communication technology is moving at such speed that there is a need to stay ahead of the revolution. The minister made the revelation at the Uganda Communications Commission head office at … Continue reading NEW MINISTERS TOUR UCC, PLEDGE SUPPORT-to ensure the sector stay ahead of the communication technology revolution

CONSUMER Q&A: THREE MINUTES WITH MS. STELLA ALIBATEESE, The National Personal Data Protection Director

18 AUGUST 2021 Ms. Stella Alibateese is the National Personal Data Protection Director. In this capacity, she acts as the National focal point for monitoring and assurance of matters related to implementing the Data Protection and Privacy Act, 2019. Here Stella spares a moment to answer some consumer questions… What is personal data, and why is it important? Personal data is any information that relates … Continue reading CONSUMER Q&A: THREE MINUTES WITH MS. STELLA ALIBATEESE, The National Personal Data Protection Director

INVITATION FOR BIDS – Supply, Installation and Management of a 5G Testbed facility

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has allocated funds to implement a sustainable innovation testbed on emerging and future technologies. The innovation testbed is envisaged to provide physical facilities, usable data, and relevant services for ICT related research, innovation, and education while providing a cooperation-friendly environment that facilitates collaboration and test preparedness between the private, public, and academia in advancing the same. The intended testbed shall … Continue reading INVITATION FOR BIDS – Supply, Installation and Management of a 5G Testbed facility

CONSUMER Q&A: 3 Minutes with the UCC Ag. Executive Director

10 AUGUST 2021 Eng. Irene Kaggwa Sewankambo is the Acting Executive Director, Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), the body responsible for regulating, monitoring, and supervising the Communications sector in Uganda. She possesses vast experience in policy development, research, regulation, and implementation of various aspects of ICT development. Below, Irene spares a moment to answer some consumer questions. In your opinion, what is the biggest issue for … Continue reading CONSUMER Q&A: 3 Minutes with the UCC Ag. Executive Director

PUBLIC NOTICE: The Uganda Communications Commission introduces a Quality of Experience (QoE) Monitoring Tool – NETQ-UG

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) was established under Section 4 of the Uganda Communications Act 2013 to regulate the communications sector in Uganda. As part of the Commission’s effort to promote the interests of consumers and operators in regard to the quality of communications services and equipment, the Commission has developed a monitoring tool on the Quality of Service as received by a user of … Continue reading PUBLIC NOTICE: The Uganda Communications Commission introduces a Quality of Experience (QoE) Monitoring Tool – NETQ-UG

PUBLIC NOTICE: SIGNAL INTERFERENCE ARISING OUT OF USAGE OF NETWORK REPEATERS – “BOOSTERS”

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) was established under Section 4 of the Uganda Communications Act 2013 to regulate the communications sector in Uganda. UCC has received complaints from the national telecommunications operators about interference caused by the unauthorised use of repeater stations (also known as boosters) aimed at boosting the mobile network signals. The unauthorised repeater stations amplify the radio signal noise environment, thus causing … Continue reading PUBLIC NOTICE: SIGNAL INTERFERENCE ARISING OUT OF USAGE OF NETWORK REPEATERS – “BOOSTERS”

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