Press Releases

Stopping UNWANTED SMS

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.

Mutabazi scoops CEO of 2014 award

Friday, 5th December 2014
Mr Godfrey Mutabazi, the Executive Director of Uganda Communications Commission, has been voted the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Year 2014.

Sinfa (Uganda) Limited and Connect Telecom Notice

Friday, 5th December 2014
The applicants below have applied to the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) for licences to provide services indicated against their names

Annual Broadcasters' Conference 2014

Tuesday, 25th November 2014
UCC will host this year's Annual Broadcasters' Conference on Wednesday 3rd December 2014 at the Imperial Royal Hotel, Kampala

Africa Child Online Protection (ACOP) Summit

Monday, 10th November 2014
The Summit will take place on 15th December at Speke Resort Munyonyo and aims at addressing cyber security holistically for childhood protection in Africa.

Message by the Hon. Minister of Information and Communications Technology for the International Internet Day 2014

Wednesday, 29th October 2014
Today, October 29, 2014, Uganda joins the rest of the world to commemorate the International Internet Day.

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.