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.
The Uganda Communications Commission is a body Corporate established under Section 4 of the Uganda Communications Commission Act 2013 to regulate the telecommunications, radio, television, broadcasting and postal and courier services industry in Uganda.
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) and other security agencies have received reports that a racket of unscrupulous individuals are using social media platforms like WhatsApp to perpetrate examination malpractices and to fleece the unsuspecting members of the public of their money on the basis of fraudulent promises to offer them access to examination papers. Such practices are contrary to Section 19 of the Uganda National Examinations Board Act (Cap 173) and the Computer Misuse Act 2011.
KAMPALA: October 14, 2016: Ugandan national Eng. Patrick Francis Masambu has been elected Director General for International Telecommunications Satellite Organisation (ITSO). The elections took place on October 13, 2016 during the 37th ITSO Assembly of Parties (AP-37) meeting scheduled for Washington DC from October 12-14, 2016.
ITU is the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technologies, with the mission to connect the world. To achieve this, ITU manages the radio-frequency spectrum and satellite orbits at the international level, works to improve communication infrastructure in the developing world, and establishes global standards that foster seamless interconnection of a vast range of communication systems.
ITU also organizes global Telecom events bringing together the most influential representatives of government and the private sector to exchange ideas and knowledge for the benefit of all.
The applicants below have applied to the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) for licences to provide services indicated against their respective names: