UGANDA FILM FESTIVAL 2022 NOMINATIONS UNVEILED

KAMPALA – May 18, 2022 – The 9th edition of the Uganda Film Festival (UFF 2022) officially kicked off on Wednesday night with the unveiling of nominees in various categories. The red-carpet event, which was held at the UCC House in Bugolobi, attracted who-is-who in the Ugandan film industry and was spiced up by entertainment from Myko Ouma and Friends band. Welcoming the 200 or … Continue reading UGANDA FILM FESTIVAL 2022 NOMINATIONS UNVEILED

UCC CALLS FOR PARTNERS TO SUPPORT DIGITAL LITERACY AMONG WOMEN IN UNDERSERVED AREAS

KAMPALA: 18-01-22 – Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) through the Uganda Communications Universal Services Access Fund (UCUSAF) has launched a call for business plan proposals to address the digital divide among women in selected communities. The successful organisation will partner with UCC/UCUSAF to utilise the grant for “enhancing ICT adoption through digital literacy for women in the informal sector” under a collaborative framework. “Online experiences and … Continue reading UCC CALLS FOR PARTNERS TO SUPPORT DIGITAL LITERACY AMONG WOMEN IN UNDERSERVED AREAS

SPARK TV ORDERED TO SUSPEND ‘LIVE WIRE’

KAMPALA, 21-10-2021-Uganda Communications Commission has ordered Spark TV to immediately suspend its Live Wire programme after the station appeared to ignore the regulator’s directive to have it rescheduled. The Commission on 18th October 2021 wrote to eleven TV stations directing them to reschedule their adult-themed gossip programmes from evening hours to between 10 pm, and 5 am, with effect from Wednesday this week. However, while … Continue reading SPARK TV ORDERED TO SUSPEND ‘LIVE WIRE’

PUBLIC NOTICE

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR FM BROADCASTING FREQUENCY IN THE SELECTED LOCATIONS IN UGANDA Background Uganda Communications Commission (the Commission) was established by the Uganda Communications Act of 2013 as the regulator of the Communications sector which includes telecommunications, broadcasting, radio-communications, postal communications, data communication and infrastructure.  The Act mandates the Commission to, among others, allocate, license, standardize and manage the use of the radio frequency … Continue reading PUBLIC NOTICE

INVITATION FOR BIDS – Supply, Installation and Management of a 5G Testbed facility

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has allocated funds to implement a sustainable innovation testbed on emerging and future technologies. The innovation testbed is envisaged to provide physical facilities, usable data, and relevant services for ICT related research, innovation, and education while providing a cooperation-friendly environment that facilitates collaboration and test preparedness between the private, public, and academia in advancing the same. The intended testbed shall … Continue reading INVITATION FOR BIDS – Supply, Installation and Management of a 5G Testbed facility

PUBLIC NOTICE: Applicants for licenses to provide communication services

The applicants below have applied to the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) for licenses to provide services indicated against their respective names; The Commission is therefore seeking opinions and/or comments from the public, if any, about the respective applicants’ eligibility for the licenses they have applied for within a period of fourteen (14) days from the date of publication of this notice. The Commission shall proceed … Continue reading PUBLIC NOTICE: Applicants for licenses to provide communication services

REMINDER TO PROVIDERS OF ONLINE DATA COMMUNICATION AND BROADCASTING SERVICES TO OBTAIN AUTHORISATION

The Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) was established under section 4 of the Uganda Communications Act, 2013 (the Act) as the regulator in the development of a modern communications sector that includes telecommunications, broadcasting, radio communications, postal communications, data communication and infrastructure.  In accordance with sections 2, 5 and 27 of the Act and Regulation 5 of the Uganda Communications (Content) Regulations 2019, UCC is mandated … Continue reading REMINDER TO PROVIDERS OF ONLINE DATA COMMUNICATION AND BROADCASTING SERVICES TO OBTAIN AUTHORISATION