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  • Uganda’s UBC sues UCC over contract breach

    October 11, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on 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...

  • When UCC and BYOD collide

    August 27, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on 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...

  • Uganda deploys special unit to fight cyber crime

    August 14, 2012 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on 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...

  • Uganda: Communications Commission urged to regulate telecom companies

    July 26, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on 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...

  • Country focus: Uganda – Africa’s Pearl

    June 27, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on Country focus: Uganda – Africa’s Pearl

    The Republic of Uganda is known worldwide for its natural splendour, its abundance of fauna and flora and its established eco-tourism market. It is marketed as ‘the Pearl of Africa’. However, the country has also earned a strong reputation for its...

  • Ugandan telecos face stiff penalties

    May 22, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Ugandan telecos face stiff penalties

    Uganda’s Communications Commission (UCC) announced that the country’s telecommunications operators will know within two weeks if they will be issued with penalties for poor service delivery. This comes just a week after Nigeria’s NCC imposed hefty...

  • Rural ICT project launched in Uganda

    May 15, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Rural ICT project launched in Uganda

    The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has funded a rural ICT project aimed at providing Arua Secondary with ICT skills for self- sustainability and economic development. Armando Angulibo, Training Coordinator, commented on the exercise, saying it was...

  • Uganda extends awards deadline

    March 23, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (2)

    Uganda’s telecom regulator, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), announced on Thursday that it was pushing back the deadline for entry submissions for the Annual Communications Innovation Awards (ACIA 2012). The original deadline was this Friday, but...

  • Uganda urging citizens to register SIM cards

    January 17, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    The Ugandan government has urged its citizens to ensure that their SIM cards are registered ahead of an upcoming deadline, in order for services to be uninterrupted. The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) made the appeal on Monday as they attempt to have...

  • Uganda bracing for another price war

    July 11, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Uganda bracing for another price war

    Uganda’s telecom market has been gripped by yet another mobile price war. That has led to the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), the Uganda communications industry regulator, to reconsider reducing interconnection rates between mobile networks. The UCC...

  • Warid Telecom, Huawei mobile network deal

    June 28, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    Uganda’s Warid Telecom, a mobile telecommunications company, has concluded an agreement with Huawei Technologies, a global telecommunications solutions provider in an effort to expand and upgrade its network in the country. “As a growing network,...

  • Optimising business processes and workflow with UCC

    March 1, 2011 • FeaturesComments Off on Optimising business processes and workflow with UCC

    An effective communications infrastructure can, in today’s competitive economy, supercharge organisations’ process chain – from developing a product, to procurement, manufacturing, sales and customer management. However, in the real world...

  • Uganda looks for mobile subscription growth

    February 16, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Uganda looks for mobile subscription growth

    Uganda has seen massive drop offs in the number of calls made on its mobile phone markets, which has many experts and industry leaders worried that the sector is suffering. Airtel’s managing director V.G Somashekar said that efforts are being implemented...

  • Local business group applies for telecom license in Uganda

    January 12, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Local business group applies for telecom license in Uganda

    Mara Group, the company behind the Kensington Luxury houses in Kampala, applied for a telecommunication license to operate in Uganda, said Uganda Communication Commission (UCC), writes the local publication The Monitor...