This report presents findings of the collaborative research between the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) and a joint academic research team carried out between February 2016 and November 2016. The main objective of the research was to assess the feasibility and readiness of Uganda for Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB).
There has been growing interest in the area of cognitive radio (CR) technology which enables opportunistic use of licensed spectrum by unlicensed users. The key advantage of this approach is to enhance spectrum efficiency and accommodate more services in the radio spectrum.
In a bid to ensure the safety of the public around the various communication installations in the country, Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) conducted a nationwide survey on electromagnetic field (EMF) exposure around GSM base stations in Uganda. This survey, which was conducted between February 2014 and May 2015, sought to assess the level of EMF exposure to the public in locations within the proximity of GSM mobile phone base stations across the country.