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11:47
11:47

Parliament Secures Radio Frequency media independence 2 1

According to Fred Otunnu, the UCC Director Corporate Affairs, Parliament will generate the content that will be hosted on the UBC red channel. He says the channel will be completely dedicated to Parliament and there will not be any interference.
16:05
16:05

Parliament Committee Turns Away UCC Over Absence of ED rights violations 2 1 Top story

The telecom regulator was expected to respond to concerns raised by Uganda Human Rights Commission on privacy of individual data, blockage of digital services like internet and other rights violation involving technology and the media.
10:28
10:28

Parliament Secures UBC Frequency ucc 1

Parliament has finally acquired an FM frequency from the Uganda communications commission (UCC) for the operation of its radio station
17:42
17:42

Suspension of Radio Presenters, Morning Talk Shows Irks Listeners commission 1 1 Top story

Godfrey Mutabazi, the Executive Director UCC, says the affected radio stations were found guilty of broadcasting content that promotes violence, insecurity and destruction of property among others.
15:51
15:51

Mobile Money Fueling Kidnaps in Fort Portal – Police law 1

Godliver Twinomugisha, the Officer in Charge of the Criminal Investigations Department in Fort Portal observes that many kidnappers are using the mobile money service to ask for ransom, yet agents are not required to ask for National Identity Cards from those withdrawing money.
15:33
15:33

Mobile Money Tax Petitioners Drop Telecoms from Suit social media tax 1 2

Following the consensus, Justice Sekaana ordered URA to file written submissions showing why the case should be ruled in their favor.
16:15
16:15

Gov't Rejects Proposal to Extend Deadline for Scrapping Airtime Cards people 3

The UCC Executive Director, Godfrey Mutabazi, told the Committee that since the scratch cards were phased out at the end of last month, statistics from different Telecom companies indicate 98 compliance to digital transition.
21:25
21:25

Verbatim; President Museveni's Statement on Abiriga Killing town 1 Top story

Down with the pigs. Down with the parasites. Abiriga has joined the glorious list of our warriors who fell in the struggle: Martin Mwesiga, Mwesigwa Black, Valerian Rwaheeru, Kagina, Musisi and numerous others that contributed to the victory of the NRM and the people of Uganda.
08:40
08:40

Unwanted Witness Drags UCC to Court us 2 1

Kiiza says UCC didnt consult online publishers such as people using social media platforms like Twitter, WhatsApp and Facebook among others to find out how they will be affected once they reveal their identity before issuing the directive.
16:30
16:30

Cyber Criminals Hacking MPs Sim Cards ucc 1 2 Top story

Mwine Mpaka the Western Youth Representative in Parliament has narrated how his Simcard was blocked, two days ago, but his number remained active. Although he personally couldnt receive or make calls, a fraudster was using his Simcard to call and send messages to his contacts and asking for money.
06:54
06:54

TV Viewers Demand More Educative Programs hate speech 3

Brenda Biribonwa, a newspaper vendor, says most media houses give a lot of airspace to politicians who end up attacking each other.
12:19
12:19

Film Council Decries Gov't Interference ashraf ssemwogerere 3 1

Isaac Kalemba, Senior Public Relations Officer, UCC says that the industry is plagued with a weak copy right law despite governments support.
06:51
06:51

Parents Want UCC to Regulate TV Programs dstv 4

Ian Mark Kimanje, the Executive Director, African Childrens Television Film Foundation, says most programs that are aired on Ugandas television are not regulated.
07:03
07:03

UBC MD Pleads With Staff Over Strike ucc 1 Top story

Uganda Broadcasting Corporation is the public broadcaster of Uganda. It was formed as a result of the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation Act, 2004, which merged the operations of Uganda Television and Radio Uganda.
10:21
10:21

UCC: We Didn't Approve Sale of Samsung Galaxy Note 7

According to UCC director of communications, Fred Otunnu,even though the phone did not have defects, its circulation into the country is already question since all terminal equipements are supposed to be verified by UCC.
16:11
16:11

Internet Interruption as Museveni Swears in For New Term daily monitor 1

Deogracious Katongole, a political science student at Makerere University told URN at around 11am that he had also tried to access the Daily Monitor website in vain. According to Katamba, some of his colleagues decided to Virtual Private Network-VPN, which allows user to send and receive data across shared or public networks as if their computing devices were directly connected to the private network
16:50
16:50

UCC Sued Over Social Media Interference legal brains trust

According to Legal Brains Trust, the directive by UCC was uncalled for and that it has had a disproportionate effect on the integrity of the general elections by curtailing the free flow of information within the electorate.
18:06
18:06

UBC Not Capable of Signal Distribution-UCC digital migration 3 1 Top story

UCC\'s Executive Director, Eng. Godfrey Mutabazi, while speaking at a joint meeting between MPs on the Presidential Affairs and ICT committees and broadcasters at Serena Hotel today, explained that with the current financial and technical woes surrounding UBC, it may be impossible for the country to beat the June 17th 2015 international digital migration deadline.
09:27
09:27

MTN Uganda CEO Rules Out 'Quick Fix' To High Internet Costs airtel uganda 3 1

Brian Gouldie, MTN Uganda’s Chief Executive Officer, at his first media briefing on Thursday said that internet infrastructure is currently still underutilized in the country, making it risky to their investment if they reduced prices further.
14:15
14:15

Customer Sues MTN-Uganda over Unsolicited Messages ucc

Magelah, represented by the Center for Legal Aid Uganda, in the suit accuses MTN Uganda of “willfully or recklessly” sending unsolicited messages even after he complained to the company. MTN Uganda is also accused of disregarding the law by constantly sending these messages to a customer, which in the suit is described as interference in private means of communications.
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