Mutabazi told Uganda Radio Network that telecom companies and internet providers risk penalties if they dont comply with the directive. In a letter dated 6th July, Mutabazi ordered telecom companies to block 27 local and international porn sites
President Yoweri Museveni enjoyed prime time on all major radio and television stations in the country as he delivered his end of year speech last evening. This, thanks to a directive by the executive director of Uganda Communications Commission UCC, Engineer Godfrey Mutabazi. URN takes you through some of the UCC directives in 2017.
The Minister who was flanked by the Engineer Godfrey Mutabazi, the Executive Director Uganda Communications Commission, said the Commission will help the National Identification Registration Authority NIRA to send bulk messages in a bid to increase awareness on simcard registration and update Ugandans on their national identification status.
The Media Council and Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) have entered into a partnership to jointly regulate the film industry in the country. The two institutions both have functions related to managing the film industry but have previously worked independent of each other.
Godfrey Mutabazi, Executive Director Uganda Communications Commission says Uganda is behind schedule in implementing the shift to digital television broadcasting. Digital migration requires TV stations to covert their broadcast signal from analogue to digital signal.