Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT), are among the driving forces of Uganda's growing economy. The invention of new technologies and modes of communication creates challenges to the regulators who sees to regulate and oversee the TMT availability to the public and to also exercise control over the service providers. The legal framework regulating TMT in Uganda is still undergoing evolution as the regulators struggles to keep up with the emerging new trends.
The TMT sector of Uganda has over the years grown, embraced and recognized new technologies and telecommunication some of which have been adopted with reservations. REGULATION There are two independent authorities/Regulators of technology, media and telecommunications in Uganda: The Uganda Communication Commission (UCC).
This is an independent entity created under the Uganda Communication Act 2013(UCC Act) to implement the provisions of the UCC Act in accordance with the Laws of Uganda, with the principal goal of developing a modern communications sector and Infrastructure in Uganda, in conformity with the operationalization of the Telecommunications Policy