Press Releases

UCC, ITU hand over to Govt Sh1b flood-warning system

Thursday, 19th November 2015

Effective November 19, 2015, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) will hand over the management of the $300,000 (about UGX1B) Flood early warning systems in Butaleja District to the Office of the Prime Minister while the ownership of the same system will be transferred to Butaleja District Local Government.

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Press briefing by Executive Director at the hand over of DTTB phase II equipment to UBC on 30th october 2015

Friday, 30th October 2015
Today's function, is simply to handover the DTTB equipment which was supplied and installed under the phase II to SIGNET, the Signal Distributor. But before, I handover, I would just like to recap on where we came from up till now.


Thursday, 22nd October 2015
Every invention begins its life as a dream. A simple notion that takes shape and eventually becomes a formidable force that the world cannot ignore. All around us, science and technology has changed the world from the way we live, to the way we do things.

Provision of supplies for financial years 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18

Wednesday, 7th October 2015
A report on responsive bidders for each item for the works, services or supplies for the financial years 2015-2016, 2016-2017 and 2017-2018.Click to download


Tuesday, 6th October 2015
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) is a corporate body established under Section 4 of the Uganda Communications Act, No. 1 of 2013 to regulate the telecommunications, radio, television and postal and courier services industry in Uganda.

Local Content Monitoring report for the first and second quarter of 2015 (January- June 2015)

Tuesday, 8th September 2015

The Commission set and has been monitoring local content quotas (70%) on Ugandan television broadcasting stations since January 2014. The major objective is to promote national culture, pluralism, diversity, create employment, as well as developing the local film industry.


Friday, 4th September 2015

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has allocated funds to be used for the acquisition and delivery of corporate materials.

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Monday, 31st August 2015

The official jury of the 2015 Uganda Film Festival comprising:
- Leonce Ngabo(Burundi), 
- Barbel Mauch (Germany), 
- Faustin Misanvu(Uganda),

2015 beneficiaries under the UCC Incubation Support Initiative

Thursday, 27th August 2015
UCC identified the uptake and usage of ICTs and in turn the achievement of the goal of Communications for all in Uganda

UFF 2015 Film Screening Schedule

Thursday, 20th August 2015
Films will start showing from 10AM to 4PM everyday Entrance is Free
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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!


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.