News Highlights

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

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


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.