News Highlights

Press Statement: UCC Imposes Ugx 5b fine on Telecom Giant

Tuesday, 3rd March 2015
Good morning ladies and gentlemen of the fourth estate. This press briefing shall focus mainly on compliance issues in the communications sector.

Approved Set Top Box Vendors

Friday, 20th February 2015
List of Set Box Vendors

UCC Access and Usage Survey 2014

Tuesday, 3rd February 2015
Access and Usage of Communication Services across Uganda

PUBLIC NOTICE: Revocation of Communications Licenses

Monday, 2nd February 2015
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) was among other things established to monitor, inspect, license and regulate the provision of communication services in Uganda.

Here comes ACIA 2015!

Thursday, 15th January 2015
Today, January 15, 2015, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) is proud to announce the launch of ACIA 2015. In the Q&A below, UCC Executive Director Mr Godfrey Mutabazi answers questions about the initiative and introduces the 5th edition of the ACIA awards event

Uganda joins One Network Area

Thursday, 8th January 2015
Uganda Joins Kenya and Rwanda as a third member of the one telecommunication network area

Stopping UNWANTED SMS

Wednesday, 7th January 2015
All operators and short code users have been directed to implement a universal OPT-OUT short code 192 and operate a "Do Not Disturb" register for SMS and MMS

Call for Applications for Incubation Support Initiative

Tuesday, 16th December 2014
Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) identified the uptake and usage of ICTs and in turn the achievement of the goal of Communications for all in Uganda as highly dependent on the availability of relevant ICT content, solutions and services that are sensitive to the economic, social and cultural conditions in the country.

The Africa Child Online Protection Summit

Wednesday, 10th December 2014
The Africa Child Online Protection Summit aims at addressing cyber security holistically for childhood protection in Africa.

Message by Hon. John Nasasira, the Minister for Information and Communications Technology

Monday, 8th December 2014
Today, December, 2014, Uganda joins the rest of Africa to commemorate the Africa Telecommunications Day 2014 under the theme:Interconnectivity within Africa: Towards ICTs for All.

Mutabazi scoops CEO of 2014 award

Friday, 5th December 2014
Mr Godfrey Mutabazi, the Executive Director of Uganda Communications Commission, has been voted the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Year 2014.

Sinfa (Uganda) Limited and Connect Telecom Notice

Friday, 5th December 2014
The applicants below have applied to the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) for licences to provide services indicated against their names

Annual Broadcasters' Conference 2014

Tuesday, 25th November 2014
UCC will host this year's Annual Broadcasters' Conference on Wednesday 3rd December 2014 at the Imperial Royal Hotel, Kampala

Africa Child Online Protection (ACOP) Summit

Monday, 10th November 2014
The Summit will take place on 15th December at Speke Resort Munyonyo and aims at addressing cyber security holistically for childhood protection in Africa.

Message by the Hon. Minister of Information and Communications Technology for the International Internet Day 2014

Wednesday, 29th October 2014
Today, October 29, 2014, Uganda joins the rest of the world to commemorate the International Internet Day.