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UCC cautions against circulating fake information on COVID- 19

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has cautioned the public against circulating falsehoods about COVID-19, a new strain of that has devastated the world. The communications regulator observes that there is an increase in cases of misinformation through the publication of audios and videos circulating on …

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UCC directs broadcasters to air free coronavirus prevention messages

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amidst global scare of coronavirus, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has directed all broadcasters to give daily updates and prevention messages about the disease. In a letter to broadcasters on Wednesday, the Commission’s Acting Executive Director Irene Kaggwa Sewankambo said that the announcements should be …

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UCC finds poor signal responsible for most network failures

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Communications Commission has found that poor signal quality was the biggest contributor to network failures among telecom companies in the country. The communications sector regulator carried out the quality of services survey between September 2019 and November 2019 and found that MTN …

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Police, UCC raid finds man with 1,024 SIM cards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda Police together with Uganda Communications Commission have apprehended eight people suspected to be engaged in SIM boxing electronic fraud.  SIM boxing is a practice in telecommunications whereby a person or group of people set-up a device that can take up several SIM …

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Getting frequency delaying Parliament radio project – Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga says that the Parliament radio project has stalled due to delays in acquiring a frequency. During an end of year press conference, Kadaga says that Parliament has “been having a lot of trouble” in getting a frequency for the radio. …

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