Press Releases

Official nominations list for 2015 Uganda Film Festival

Wednesday, 12th August 2015

The jury of the Uganda Film Festival 2015 comprising the following members: Mt.Leonce Ngabo (Burundi), Ms.Barbel Mauch (Germany), Sister Dominic Dipio (Uganda), Mr.Faustin Misanvu (Uganda), Mr.Femi Odugbemi (Nigeria) (CHAIR).

ITU Single Board Challenge

Wednesday, 29th July 2015
Our new Single Board Challenge, in partnership with Intel, is now open for submissions!

PUBLIC NOTICE

Tuesday, 28th July 2015
The applicants below have applied to the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) for licences to provide services indicated against their respective names

Michael Gozzard to grace the 2015 Uganda Film Festival

Wednesday, 8th July 2015

Critically acclaimed screen writer and film producer Mr. Michael Gozzard will grace this years' Festival as the main Trainer.

Gozzard is best known for films like Pride starring Empire star Terrance Howard and Emmy winner, the late comedian Bernie Mac, The Collector and Legion of Ghosts. Mr. Gozzard now owns Pennlyn Production in Los Angeles.

DIGITAL Migration Public Notice

Monday, 6th July 2015
On 2nd July 2015, the grade one magistrate at Mengo court issued an interim order allowing the switch on of the analogue signal following the conclusion of the digital migration process from analogue to digital on 17th June 2015.

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

PUBLIC NOTICE

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