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NEWS RELEASE: Communication Of Telecoms In Uganda

NEWS RELEASE: Communication Of Telecoms In Uganda

A new research has called for more public scrutiny of the work, services and products of telecom companies in Uganda in order to ensure Ugandans are getting value for their money. The research tracked newspaper and online media coverage of telecoms including MTN Uganda, Airtel, Africell and Uganda Telecom from January to June 2018. In […]

NIRA hands over SIM card reading machines to UCC

NIRA hands over SIM card reading machines to UCC

The National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) has handed over 50 biometric card readers to Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) to aid in the process of simcard replacements and swaps. The handover was officiated by NIRA Executive Director, Ms Judy Obitre-Gama. These machines will in turn be handed over to Telecommunication companies soon to aid them […]

MPs attack UCC over suffocating media houses

MPs attack UCC over suffocating media houses

MPs have angrily attacked the Uganda communication commission for the continued suffocation of media houses which is costing government billions of revenue. The matter was raised by Buhweju county MP Francis Mwijukye who said that continued closure of media houses is a move gagging the media. He described the raid on Red Pepper on 21st […]

UCC tells pay TVs to give over 50% air play to local products.

UCC tells pay TVs to give over 50% air play to local products.

The Uganda communications commission deputy executive director, Eng. Patrick Mwesigwa reveals that in a bid to promote local talent broadcast on digital airwaves in the country, new tough regulation are in the offing to compel all digital TVs to give over 50% air play to local products. Eng. Patrick who was officiating at the 5th anniversary […]

Yaaka Digital learning Network scoops ACIA 2015 Award

Yaaka Digital learning Network scoops ACIA 2015 Award

It was a new brighter day for the innovators of Yaaka Digital learning Network after winning a cash prize of $1,250  and a seed fund of $3,500 during ACIA 2015 Awards. Yaaka competed in the digital content category where the innovation turned first runner-up after PM live that emerged winner in the same category. Yaaka […]

Digital Migration: UCC approves 15 firms to sale Free-to-Air Set Top Boxes

Digital Migration: UCC approves 15 firms to sale Free-to-Air Set Top Boxes

As the deadline for switching from Analogue to Digital broadcasting moves closer, Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) has licensed 15 firms to import, sale and distribute Free-to-Air (FTA) Set Top Boxes. The firms include Brivid Uganda Ltd, Widestar Digital (U) Ltd, Mac Viva Global Holdings Ltd, BIT Technologies (U) Ltd, Future Electronics (U) Ltd, Icomsys Africa […]

UCC to punish MTN, Warid over breach of contract

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has acknowledged the public outcry regarding the deteriorating quality of the telecommunications services inUganda. The Executive Director of UCC, Godfrey Mutabaazi says that recently UCC published a quality of service report for the period October –December 2011, the results of which indicated poor performance by many of the service providers […]

UCC, Ministry of Education to train school head teachers in ICT

The Uganda Communications Commission and the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) have organised a five-day ICT sensitisation workshop for secondary school head teachers as part of enhancing the usage of ICT facilities in secondary schools inUganda.  Three hundred school heads shall attend the workshop in two lots of 150 each. The workshop is scheduled […]

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