UCC at a Glance

percent population covered by Broadband
kms of fixed broadband coverage
unit cost of 1mbps permonth ($)
percent increase in uptake of local TV content
teachers retooled in ICT skills

The Uganda Communications Commission was established to implement the provisions of The UCC Act 2013 in accordance with the Laws of Uganda, with the principal goal of developing a modern communications Infrastructure in Uganda, in conformity with the operationalization of the Telecommunications Policy.


To Drive The Development of a Robust Communications Sector in Uganda.

Mandate of UCC

The primary mandate of UCC is to regulate the Communications sector, which includes Telecommunications, Broadcasting, radio communication, postal communications, data communication and infrastructure.
The Mandate of the Commission spans over three entities:

  • Uganda Communications Commission
  • Rural Communications Development Fund
  • Uganda Institute of Communications & Technology