Tag: UCC


Exclusive: MTN to reportedly soon phase-out its 2G network in favor...

In networking tongues, 2G stands for Second generation networks while 3G is outright its successor, same as 4G is an incremental improvement to 3G. Word reaching our desk is that MTN Uganda is soon phasing out its 2G network in favour of 3G given the many advantages that accrue to the latter.

UCC Tasks MTN to explain recent data and voice tariffs changes

The Uganda Communications Commission has requested telecom giant MTN Uganda to submit its most recent voice and data charges. This has come about due to the recent negative campaign against MTN that was reportedly orchestrated by its close data rival Africell Uganda.

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) is calling upon startups to apply...

In a tweet sent out to the public, communications regulator The Ugandan Communications Commission (UCC) has called upon startups, Incubation hubs or Ugandans with emerging ICT businesses as well as 'high impact' ICT innovations to seek financial support through its Incubation Support Initiative (ISI).

UCC ED, Godfrey Mutabazi directs telecom companies to reactivate all disconnected...

It has been over six days and millions of Ugandans have had their phone disconnected after the expiry of the deadline to have their SIM cards registered and verified. The executive director of the Ugandan Communications Commission (UCC), Godfrey Mutabazi

President Museveni extends SIM card registration deadline for another 3 months

As we said before, deadlines in Uganda are a big joke and this proves us more right than ever before. The President Mr Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, took to his twitter account to announce the extension of the SIM card registration and verification exercise till 30th

ICT Minister maintains SIM card verification deadline despite MP’s resolutions

Yesterday's events saw the Members of Parliament pass a motion to extend the SIM card verification exercise by one year, but from the looks of things Government wants to stick to its original May 19th deadline. The government through the office of the ICT minister