The Uganda Communications Commission was established to implement the provisions of The UCC Act 2013 in accordance with the Laws of Uganda, with the principal goal of developing a modern communications Infrastructure in Uganda, in conformity with the operationalization of the Telecommunications Policy.The Mandate of UCC
The primary mandate of UCC is to regulate the Communications sector, which includes Telecommunications, Broadcasting, radio communication, postal communications, data communication and infrastructure.
The Mandate of the Commission spans over three entities:
- Uganda Communications Commission
- Rural Communications Development Fund
- Uganda Institute of Communications & Technology
The Commission is mandated to undertake a range of functions in the following areas:
UCC is thus not only the regulator, but also a facilitator and promoter of sustainable growth and development of Uganda's communications sector.
UCC Research Support
Research is aimed at advancing or creating new knowledge and is therefore instrumental in driving innovation, competitiveness, economic....
Support to Academia
Research support to Academia. This funding stream includes five schemes as follows....
Support to other Researchers
Research support for ICT research done by researchers, research institutions and innovators.
The ACIA Awards is an annual initiative that fosters innovation through the recognition and reward of outstanding ICT innovations. ACIA provides....