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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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UCC speaks out on data expiry

The recent announcement by Kenya’s leading telecom firm, Safaricom, to introduce ‘no expiry data’ tariff plans contrary to the global practice in the provision of mobile data services has given Uganda Communication Commission a new task. Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | This task is about determining whether or not …

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MTN’s licence fees could go up

Airtel, Africell likely to face similar fate as government seek more revenue Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | MTN Uganda might pay higher licence fees than had earlier anticipated following the regulator’s decision to introduce a new licensing regime. The Uganda Communication Commission, in its latest licensing framework, states that …

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UCC asks broadcasters to air Police counter phone numbers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has directed all broadcasters to air a list of station counter phone numbers for the entire country that Uganda Police has released. “In a bid to fight crime across Uganda, the Uganda Police has established Counter Phone Numbers at …

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Lawyers challenge UCC report, want Mutabazi imprisoned

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Two city lawyers have run to the High Court Civil Division accusing Uganda Communications Commission and its executive Director, Godfrey Mutabazi for contempt of court.  They are Ronald Bwire and Henry Byansi of Mayende and Associated Advocates. This comes a day after UCC issued a report …

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