Press Releases

Have a taste of Uganda's unique ICT innovations

Tuesday, 23rd May 2017
May 24, 2017 marks the beginning of the 7th edition of ACIA - the Annual Communication Innovation Awards - when Ugandans will be treated to a cocktail of ICT innovations.

INVITATION FOR BIDS: SUPPLY & DELIVERY OF TWO (2) STATION WAGON VEHICLES

Friday, 5th May 2017
UCC invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for supply and delivery of two (2) units of station wagon vehicles

Public Notice: Urban Village Developers (U) Ltd

Friday, 21st April 2017
The applicant below has applied to the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) for a licence to provide services indicated against their name

PUBLIC NOTICE: EXTENSION OF THE SIMCARD VERIFICATION EXERCISE

Thursday, 20th April 2017
The Commission on April 11, 2017, directed that all SIM cards be verified and validated against the National Identification and Registration Authority database using the National Identification Numbers for citizens and Passports for alien residents within seven days, effective April 13, 2017 to April 20, 2017.

DIRECTIVE AGAINST STREET VENDING OF SIM CARDS

Thursday, 13th April 2017

The Uganda Communications Commission was established under the Uganda Communications Act 2013, to among other things, monitor, inspect, license and regulate the provision of telecommunication services in Uganda.

PUBLIC NOTICE

Wednesday, 12th April 2017
The applicants below have applied to the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) for licences to provide the services indicated against their names below: Click for more details

Bid Notice: Property Management Services for Communications House

Friday, 7th April 2017
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has allocated funds to be used for the acquisition of services of a property management firm to manage the Communications House at Colville Street, Kampala.

Sim Card Registration

Friday, 31st March 2017

Following the March 29 deadline to switch off and deactivate all non-registered SIM cards, the regulating body, the Uganda Communications Commission together with the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Gen. Kale Kayihura. held a meeting with Telecom Operators on a few emerging Issues. It was agreed that:

Statement by the Executive Director, UCC to the media on the status of SIM Card registration

Tuesday, 28th March 2017

Our topic of interest is the status of SIM Card Registration, which started in 2013. As part of UCC's regulatory oversight, we conduct compliance audits of licensee's, periodically, to review and assess their compliance levels on a number of regulatory requirements; SIM card registration validation, Quality of networks, utilization of spectrums etc.

PUBLIC NOTICE: CONSULTATION ON THE DRAFT QUALITY OF SERVICE STANDARD FOR TELEVISION BROADCASTING SERVICES

Tuesday, 21st March 2017
The Commission has developed a draft quality of service standards for television broadcasting services provided on the cable, satellite and terrestrial platforms. These standards are intended to guide industry in the provision of television broadcasting service and associated services to the public.

PUBLIC NOTICE: CONSULTATION ON THE DRAFT QUALITY OF SERVICE STANDARD FOR POSTAL AND COURIER SERVICES

Tuesday, 21st March 2017
The Commission has developed a draft quality of service standards for the postal and courier services. The quality of service standards, is a framework intended to guide industry in the provision of postal service with regard to; speed and reliability of delivery, security of postal services, accessibility, liability and complaints handling, among others.

Advertisement for vacant positions in the African advanced level telecommunications institute (AFRALTI)

Friday, 10th March 2017

Applications are invited from qualified Ugandans to fill the following positions at AFRALTI:

Director: 1 Position
Administration and Finance Officer: 1 Position

Details of these jobs are available on the UCC website www.ucc.co.ug
These positions attract competitive remuneration packages.

Click for details

Invitation for bids: Procurement Reference No: Ucc/Supls/16-17/00094

Tuesday, 7th March 2017
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has allocated funds to be used for the Upgrade of PABX and Call Centre.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Friday, 3rd March 2017
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) seeks to recruit individuals for the positions below with proven competencies, skills and innovativeness. Click for details

UCC sponsors software developer guru to MWC

Thursday, 23rd February 2017

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) handed over a dummy air ticket to Stephen Tashobya, a Software Developer, whose Natalsys team of young innovators, won the ICT Visionaries Award during ACIA 2016.