News Highlights

Public Notice: Analogue switch off

Monday, 15th June 2015
The Commission wishes to remind the general public that the International switch off Analogue Television Transmission is slated for the 17th of June 2015.

Uganda to host 21st EACO Congress

Monday, 1st June 2015

All is set for Uganda to host the 21st Congress and 2nd ICT Exhibition of the East Africa Communications Organisation (EACO) next month. The twin-event shall take place at the Sheraton Hotel Kampala from June 22-26, 2015.

UCC and Posta Uganda to host a workshop on Postal Financial Services

Monday, 1st June 2015
UCC and Posta Uganda are hosting a workshop on Postal Financial Services and Financial Inclusion from 21-24 July 2015


Friday, 29th May 2015
The Uganda Communications Commission was among other things established to monitor, inspect, license and regulate the provision of Communication services in Uganda.

ACIA 2015 ends in style

Tuesday, 26th May 2015
Saying that Friday, May 22, 2015 will go down as the date when Acia became a signature of Uganda's innovation industry would be an understatement.

UCC accredits two firms to maintain price comparison websites

Monday, 18th May 2015

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has accredited Ostosho Media Ltd and Addmaya Motion Pictures Ltd to develop and maintain Price Comparison Websites (PCWs) for retail communication services for a period of one year.

UCC, Facebook hold Social Media talks

Wednesday, 13th May 2015
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has expressed appreciation at the way Facebook has revolutionised social media communication in Uganda and elsewhere in the world.

Importation, Sale, Distribution and Broadcasting Of Counterfeit/Non Type-Approved Free-To-Air Terrestrial Boxes (STB) on The Ugandan Market

Tuesday, 12th May 2015
It has come to the attention of the Commission that contrary to the terms and conditions for type approval certification and television broadcasting licensing in Uganda, beIN Media Group P. O. Box 2323, Doha, QATAR and a number of vendors and facilities as listed below are importing, selling, distributing and broadcasting off beIN decoders.

Minister's statement at the Global Conference on Cyber Space

Tuesday, 21st April 2015
The 2015 Global Conference on Cyberspace. held on 16 April, 2015 at the Hague, the Netherlands

International Girls in ICT Day

Thursday, 16th April 2015
The #GirlsInICT initiative of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is a global effort to raise awareness on empowering and encouraging girls and young women to consider studies and careers in ICTs.

Remarks by Mr. Godfrey Mutabazi, Executive Director, UCC on the Communications Consumer Parliament 2015, Held at the Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala, 31st March, 2015

Monday, 13th April 2015
The Second annual Communications Consumer Parliament whose theme is: "Empowering Consumers through Knowledge".

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