News Highlights

World Telecom body elects Uganda

Monday, 27th October 2014
Uganda has today 27 October 2014 been elected to the Council of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

Policy Statement by hon. John Nasasira at the ITU PP-14, Busan, Korea

Thursday, 23rd October 2014
Hon. John Nasasira Minister of Information and Communications Technology, Republic of Uganda at the ITU PP-14, Busan, Korea 21 October 2014

Uganda at International Telecommunications Plenipotentiary Conference

Tuesday, 21st October 2014
The ICT world has gathered in Busan, South Korea to discuss the opportunities and challenges that come with the development of the ICT sector globally. Over 3000 delegates, including a delegation from Uganda led by the Minister of ICT Hon. John Nasasira are expected to attend the conference from 20th October – 7th November 2014.

Ndejje to host 3rd National Conference on Communications

Thursday, 25th September 2014

All is set for the 3rd National Conference on Communications (NCC) scheduled to take place at Ndejje University in Luwero District from September 29-30, 2014. The conference, whose theme is"ICT Strategic Opportunities and Challenges for National Development”±, seeks to foster the linkage between academia, researchers and industry practitioners.

UCC's Complaint Handling Procedure

Thursday, 25th September 2014
Right and unfettered Freedom to redress the situation through lodging of complaints to the Uganda Communications Commission

Eastern region gets Sh780m flood-warning system

Monday, 22nd September 2014

Today, September 22, 2014, with the commissioning of the Flood Early Warning System (EWS)courtesy of the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), life will never be the same again for the people of Butaleja District, and the Mt Elgon region in general.

The 3rd National Conference on Communications due

Friday, 12th September 2014
For the third time, Uganda is going to hold a National Conference on Communications (NCC).

We would like to hear from you! #UFF14

Thursday, 11th September 2014
The Uganda Communications Commission would like to thank and congratulate all of you for participating in the #UFF14 activities that included regional outreach programmes and training, the opening ceremony and subsequent trainings in film (beginners class and 2 master classes), screenings of over 100 Ugandan films at different cinemas, the film market (Exhibition) and the Awards Gala.

Uganda Film Festival: Opening Training, and Exhibition #UFF14

Monday, 25th August 2014
Uganda Film Festival #UFF14 upcoming events

Rosie Motene is back!

Monday, 18th August 2014
The return of South Africa's Rosie Motene is imminent. Rosie will give a keynote address on the topic "How to Improve Quality and Quantity through Collaboration", during a Film Forum at the National Theatre on August 28, 2014.

Quality of Service Performance Report, February - June 2014

Monday, 11th August 2014
UCC carried out a Quality of Service (QoS) performance exercise on the five (5) operational Global System for Mobile communications (GSM) networks from February-June 2014 in Jinja, Kabale, Kampala, Kasese, Masaka, Mbale, Mbarara and Mukono.

Uganda Film Festival 2014 Nominees

Thursday, 7th August 2014
The jury of the Uganda Film Festival 2014 (#UFF14) including; Leonce Ngabo (Burundi), Barbel Mauch (Germany), Dominic Dipio (Uganda), Faustin Misanvu (Uganda) and Femi Odugbemi (Nigeria) convened in Kampala from 27th July – 2nd August 2014. It reviewed in a pre-screening stage a total of 178 film submissions. From that process, 10 films were selected in each category to be in-competition.
3 Nominees for each category where there after agreed upon.

2014 Universal Posta Union Strategy Conference

Thursday, 24th July 2014
The 2014 Universal Postal Union (UPU) Strategy Conference will be held in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire (Rép.), from 14th to 15th October 2014, in the Sofitel Hotel Ivoire.

Call for Papers: NCC 2014

Wednesday, 23rd July 2014
The 3rd National Conference on Communications will take place on 29-30, September 2014 at Ndejje University, Uganda,

Uganda re-elected to top African Telecommunications Union seat

Thursday, 17th July 2014
July 10, 2014: Uganda has been re-elected to the African Telecommunications Union (ATU) Administrative Council for the period 2014-2018. The elections took place during the 4th ATU Plenipotentiary Conference held in Harare, Zimbabwe from July 3-11, 2014.