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Uganda: Citizens advised to avoid unlicensed telecos

Uganda's telecommunications regulator is warning citizens in the East African country from using an unlicensed telecom operator that is currently operating in Kampala. The warning has been issued following reports that a number of users are employing the illegal network...

Uganda’s SIM registration to go forward, says court

Uganda's SIM card registration process will go ahead after a court ruled that it would not block a move by the Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) to have all telecom users' SIM cards registered. Justice Eldard Mwangusya said in his ruling that the application...

Uganda: media attempts to block UCC

The Observer in Kampala reports that the Human Rights Network for Journalists Uganda Chapter (HRNJ-U) has taken legal action against the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) regarding the switching off of unregistered SIM cards. HRNJ-U has reportedly filed a civil suit...

Uganda: new law to regulate mobile services

Uganda’s telecommunications regulator announced that it will introduce a new law that will see more regulation of advertising on short text messaging services and mobile money business in the East African country. The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) said that the...

Uganda’s telecom regulator condemns poor mobile services

Uganda’s telecommunications regulator and watchdog, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), has condemned the poor services given to users across the country in a statement after it conducted a survey of telecommunications services in the East African country. The survey in eight...

Uganda: UCC urged to step up digital campaign

Ugandan pay-TV operator StarTimes has urged the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) to strengthen its awarness campaign covering the country’s digital migration away from analog television. The company’s Sales Manager Simon Arineitwe said in a statement published on Monday that the UCC “has concentrated on billboard...

Uganda’s UBC sues UCC over contract breach

The Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) has filed a lawsuit against the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) for reportedly dishonoring a contract that would have made the UBC the sole signal provider in the country. The company said in a press release that...

When UCC and BYOD collide

A lot of businesses today are working towards creating Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) systems that replace the disparate mixture of voice, e-mail, video, instant messaging (IM), SMS’ and used by their employees.   However, it would seem that the progress...

Uganda deploys special unit to fight cyber crime

According to a report by the East African Business Week, the Ugandan government has established a Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) under the country’s Communications Commission (UCC) to detect cyber crime. The unit has been tasked with monitoring online activity...

Uganda: Communications Commission urged to regulate telecom companies

Uganda’s New Vision reports that the country’s government has issued a two-month ultimatum to communications regulator, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), to rein in over-zealous telecom companies. MPs from the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) committee reportedly gave the instruction...
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