CALL FOR BUSINESS PLAN PROPOSALS FOR THE UCC/UCUSAF GRANT FOR SKILLING YOUTH GROUPS IN ICTS AND MULTIMEDIA

Introduction The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), through the Uganda Communications Universal Service Access Fund (UCUSAF), has launched a call for business plan proposals to implement key activities relating to the skilling of youths in multimedia production to foster innovation and creativity in local content and create jobs in the creative cultural industries. UCC/UCUSAF seeks to collaborate with a suitably qualified stakeholder or consortium of stakeholders … Continue reading CALL FOR BUSINESS PLAN PROPOSALS FOR THE UCC/UCUSAF GRANT FOR SKILLING YOUTH GROUPS IN ICTS AND MULTIMEDIA

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4,000 HOUSEHOLDS GET FREE TABLET DEVICES

KAMPALA: November 25, 2022 – A total of four thousand tablet devices are being given away to 4,000 households across Uganda, as part of a Uganda Communications Universal Services and Access Fund (UCUSAF) proof – of concept on the necessity and role of access and usage of ICTs in eradicating household poverty. The proof-of-concept project, through which some of the poorest households in the country … Continue reading 4,000 HOUSEHOLDS GET FREE TABLET DEVICES

DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR HEALTHY AGEING

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) has been celebrated every 17 May since 1969, to mark the founding of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention in 1865. The rationale of WTISD is to help raise awareness of the possibilities that the use of the Internet and ICTs can bring to societies and economies, as well as … Continue reading DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR HEALTHY AGEING

BIDI BIDI REFUGEE SCHOOLGIRLS SHOW OFF TECH INNOVATIONS

The International Girls in ICT Day was established to ensure that the ICT train leaves no one behind, let alone girls, the choice of Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement as the venue for this year’s activities couldn’t have been more apt. The event held on April 28, 2022, was a culmination of week-long activities that included career guidance and consumer awareness sessions, and a mini-robotics training … Continue reading BIDI BIDI REFUGEE SCHOOLGIRLS SHOW OFF TECH INNOVATIONS

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1,400 HOUSEHOLDS TO GET FREE SOLAR TABLETS

KAMPALA: November 30, 2021 – Uganda Communications Commission is distributing solar powered tablets to selected households across the country as part of a proof of concept pilot project on the contribution of ICTs in the eradication of household poverty. Undertaken by the Uganda Communications Universal Services Access Fund (UCUSAF), the project is targeting up to 1,400 underserved households in eight sub-countries across Uganda’s four regions. … Continue reading 1,400 HOUSEHOLDS TO GET FREE SOLAR TABLETS

UCC launches public consultation process to revamp telecom licensing system

KAMPALA – Till April 24, 2019, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), the communications sector regulator will receive citizens’ opinions on the various changes they need for the current telecom license system. The public consultation process launched on April 4, 2019, in that regard is aimed at facilitating the introduction of new players in the market and improving competitiveness as well as consumers’ purchase power. It is … Continue reading UCC launches public consultation process to revamp telecom licensing system