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Godfrey Mutabazi @UCC_ED Kampala, Uganda

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#WeeklyUpdate UCC WEEKLY UPDATE 18th - 22nd March 2019 Please find a summary of the Uganda Communications Commissio… https://t.co/QUAI5XwCfx
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3/23
2019
UCC hosted a meeting between the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and the Filmmakers represented by the U… https://t.co/ADDzTxNcXd
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3/22
2019
They offer online courses for continuing education & allow people to work & study. They have also embraced current… https://t.co/SqxBcKlXCKTechnology impact how we behave, how machines interact with each other, how atoms may or may not interact, & how or… https://t.co/U183rFzt50The internet guarantees us access to learning beyond the classroom. Through the internet, telecommunications in Uga… https://t.co/FTITXMCZUdGiven these developments, what rules do we have in place to govern this inter-connectedness? Our population is alre… https://t.co/f7Ah9K7tiUOur technological infrastructure is increasingly complex and interlinked, whereby the internet does not just connec… https://t.co/uf0q3ha539As technology develops fast, shall we also develop fast enough to ensure that we can control or manage the destruct… https://t.co/fTwLYS27xVRecently, there has been a spate of killings across the globe using automatic weapons. We also see growth in cyber… https://t.co/zkvjTm102TJust bse I have the power to change the world does not mean I want to change it for better. We have to take note th… https://t.co/Wac4I2P6vDThe technologies of this digital age facilitate anticipatory and algorithmic working that turn big data and algorit… https://t.co/LSsqaSBJJhHarnessing these opportunities and creating solutions that ensure we take our country forward – requires access to… https://t.co/BUfjbIhSrfWe are on the precipice of a significant shift for our world. There is going to be more computing power added to us… https://t.co/IVftyzm0j5Today, we should be optimistic and proud of our inventions and technological advancement. We have more opportunitie… https://t.co/SdwsijXqvuImagine the impact of the 14-hour disruption Facebook suffered on 13th March 2019 to all of its products that left… https://t.co/2GtKXSeE2zWe also see a mushrooming in the use of social networking applications to facilitate online discussions and dissemi… https://t.co/KNgBkRsqogIt is now possible to place an order for food from local outlets & fast food restaurants through Applications like… https://t.co/E2H886kYVqThe use of ICT in Uganda alone is already becoming rampant. For example, Google Map has made it possible to track w… https://t.co/aQY3fMvoFTThis, however, calls for the local generation of great ideas aimed at solving our domestic problems. Why? Because I… https://t.co/lV51bqTT1iIn Uganda, ICTs, from the simple feature phone to the new technologies associated with the 4IR, do present vast tra… https://t.co/LlaWzis70aTake for example developments such as Google’s Watson-the autonomous car, Siri - a virtual assistant for iPhone use… https://t.co/hn9A8H77PdPartnerships have been made possible with machines resulting in new technological opportunities such as 3D printing… https://t.co/KoKlTRsn1SHowever, these ICTs are just a small portion of the technology, which now influences or transform our entire being:… https://t.co/yfYbEoZwW5ICTs, such as the World Wide Web, computers, telephone, television, cameras & voice recorder, do enable societies t… https://t.co/xEQax8Fju1ICTs are not merely a communication tool anymore but are growing to become the foundation upon which our lives depe… https://t.co/9xQeqzVb61We have to acknowledge the reality that we are living in the information or digital age where the use of technology… https://t.co/QTt1yjKp8WIt is with pleasure that I made a keynote address at the 1st Annual Conference on Higher Education at UMA Show Grou… https://t.co/Me2k51oou4
3/20
2019
The Commission has joined the rest of the world to celebrate #WorldConsumerRightsDay 2019. Please, come and engage… https://t.co/Aos7e2HhNE
Retweeted by Godfrey Mutabazi#WorldConsumerRightsDay "Consumers by definition, include us all..., they are the largest economic group, affectin… https://t.co/dE0QzJIQvd
Retweeted by Godfrey Mutabazi @UCC_ED visits the @UCC_Official stall at Communications House as #Uganda joins the entire world to celebrate… https://t.co/80Z6ak5DF2
Retweeted by Godfrey MutabaziLikewise, as a country, we should be open-minded about new technologies as long as they solve complexities we face… https://t.co/1kdu6cdNfOSensitisation about new technologies and how we are bound to benefit from them is crucial. Sub-Saharan Africa leap-… https://t.co/GtDvTi7WXYHowever, depending on how operators position and create new business models, 5G deployments could be achieved at a… https://t.co/MZeEp7o0nuCurrently, Telecom providers have invested heavily in the telecommunication infrastructure and are likely to want f… https://t.co/XH4DjaUPEaWe must also be careful not to have too many restrictions that will hamper innovations. 5G is synonymous with data… https://t.co/sKTT0d3hdoSecurity and privacy are going to be much more pronounced in the 5G era as we have more connected devices with a va… https://t.co/S8DxvMZ2ofAt the end of the day, demand must be stimulated to encourage 5G deployment and innovation. The role of the Uganda… https://t.co/4AS7VtBVvqLocal authorities should be thinking about how to use 5G in solving current city management problems like monitorin… https://t.co/JXRAdnlzyAThe entertainment industry will change significantly under 5G with massive virtual reality, and the capability to m… https://t.co/WSrpwtKXlbNever the less, the 5G agenda must be set in Uganda, and as a regulator, we have that obligation. Why? Some sectors… https://t.co/GMTs4uH9WKI must say, 5G is largely a data-driven technology, its adoption & deployment will depend on market demand. There c… https://t.co/jXfp6kYYfwMy team is also active at the Third Generation Partnership (3GPP) which develops specifications and protocols for t… https://t.co/ocuKiVEZ1CThe Commission is actively participating in international forums like the International Telecommunications Union (I… https://t.co/YyvUKAjMLUAs regulators, we are in touch with the organisations developing this technology and trying to understand how it wi… https://t.co/DtDKQp96ZsThe development of 5G is being fast-tracked, by the end of 2019 the world will be seeing commercial deployment of t… https://t.co/uX5bGj2eJ0The National Broadband Policy specifies minimum speeds across the country that are mainly achievable by the current… https://t.co/pVsGwmYBByTherefore, we should see 5G ushering in a whole new class of services and applications that will create a larger ec… https://t.co/clTlclZWND5G is also expected to host various applications the will enhance vertical sectors like Transport, Health-Care, Sma… https://t.co/nOHLq2rgQ0However, the way the 5G technology has been marketed, it will offer a comprehensive platform for deployment of Inte… https://t.co/NdvnZkEcjISo, how useful is 5G? To be honest, I think that even service providers will have to be helped in identifying and d… https://t.co/DbrfesvLSJThe 5G-Stand Alone will require entirely new networks and standardisation protocols which is still ahead of market… https://t.co/loe6HMn2Ad5G will come in two variations, 5G- Non-Stand Alone (NSA) and 5G- Stand Alone (SA). This is important because 5G-NS… https://t.co/LeqzV5LzfFIt is also expected to cut network latencies from the current average of 10ms to just 1ms which should change the w… https://t.co/KxVrZDmxyA5G is the next generation of wireless communication technology that promises super theoretical maximum speeds of up… https://t.co/PicaUUrxB0THE 5TH GENERATION CELLULAR WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY (5G) I had an interesting conversation with Christopher Bendana thi… https://t.co/R282ub4Vsx
3/15
2019
Tragic to hear the loss on the Ethiopian airline's flight that went down today. My deepest sympathies go to the ber… https://t.co/e1ftyEQWyE
3/10
2019
#WeeklyUpdates UCC WEEKLY UPDATE 4th - 8th March 2019. Please find the weeks update from the Uganda Communications… https://t.co/LCQfG0ZdGV
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3/9
2019
The pleasure is all ours. Thank you for keeping us updated with Sebwami's progress. It will be an honour to… https://t.co/F0R0qdHZ43#HappyWomensDay2019 #balanceforbetter2019 The Uganda Communications Commission commemorates International Women's… https://t.co/kozJ8feAki
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3/8
2019
#WeeklyUdates UCC Weekly Updates, 25th February - 1st March 2019. Please catch up with a summary of the Commission… https://t.co/glqsFo4WUT
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3/2
2019
#MWC19 New technologies are showcasing including Artificial Intelligence (AI) that is driving robots to serve coffe… https://t.co/ixyoOAQJLf
2/27
2019
I, therefore, call upon all entities that qualify to be members of EACO to join to create an active group, which wi… https://t.co/IFysG6snUII am confident that the commitment of all participants that were present today from Policymakers, regulators, opera… https://t.co/JpUbtSx3snThat said, I thank EACO for having facilitated a public-private partnership arrangement in the communications secto… https://t.co/N00hgZYmilIt is important to note that government or operators cannot address these challenges individually as stakeholders n… https://t.co/WKR24zluT7For example, the digital revolution has fundamentally altered how goods and services are produced, distributed and… https://t.co/DkEks3XyK3However, while the digital revolution is creating opportunities for telecommunication, postal and broadcasting, it… https://t.co/Lm3AFpKvUsIt is therefore essential now for stakeholders in the communication sector to collaborate and take advantage of the… https://t.co/x0xj9IRZSxIt is because of this that players in the communications sector have invested heavily in infrastructure and other r… https://t.co/kSHYnRRJuUGovernments, business, and other organisations are now demanding for fast, affordable, and quality communication se… https://t.co/NynlTrVrUEThe communication sector has in the last two decades not only undergone significant changes but has changed the way… https://t.co/DXJUQjcdXHIt is important to note that cooperation and integration of countries in the EAC region not only creates a bigger m… https://t.co/6LXh07daU7One of the avenues through which the East African Community can achieve the above policy goals is through a dynamic… https://t.co/Cf4B29UrCVI believe that EACO, on the one hand, compliments the efforts and aims of the East African Community, intended amon… https://t.co/XMnYZlQWv7Support from members and partners is needed to continue the development of the ICT sector to ensure regional integr… https://t.co/oQyq9u9D9VICTs are acknowledged as essential pillars of socio-economic development & enablers of other sectors of the economy… https://t.co/4BIOXo3lpFThe meeting which took place from 25th - 29th June 2018 in Arusha-Tanzania discussed EACO’s application for integra… https://t.co/ROJte6jY3kI pay tribute to the Ministry of ICT and National Guidance & Ministry for EAC Affairs for the support extended to E… https://t.co/YAXbhedLyFToday's forum was intended to create a platform where stakeholders in the communication sector reflect on emerging… https://t.co/ZuAl5n85p8It was a pleasure welcoming the Executive Secretary of @EacoInfo and other distinguished guests to the opening cere… https://t.co/ZAE0dGCurKI welcomed a delegation from the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority on a benchmarking study at UCC. My team… https://t.co/r0XhG4nAwm
2/18
2019
#EACO STAKEHOLDERS' FORUM The East African Communications Organisation @EacoInfo and UCC have organised a stakehold… https://t.co/UPhoyWL6xm
Retweeted by Godfrey Mutabazi#PublicNotice Use ONLY licensed and legally authorised postal and courier operators in Uganda @UCC_ED @EnochBaratahttps://t.co/K8CNMcE0Ut
Retweeted by Godfrey Mutabazi#PublicNotice Check the status of operations by Postal & Courier operations in Uganda. UCC has noted with concern… https://t.co/KXuKbLHMbs
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2/16
2019
Researchers create 'malicious' writing AI. A team of researchers who have built an artificially-intelligent writer… https://t.co/LSCY1OUUSD
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2/15
2019
I applaud the team @Airtel_Ug that have worked tirelessly to make this milestone a success. I thank the Government… https://t.co/qas5IAt5koBe reminded that the media industry is going digital and you will need this capacity for growth. The New York Times… https://t.co/rrftI2sc2vOur request on behalf of the country is that licensed operators continue modernising ICT in Uganda to drive digital… https://t.co/AmQtJk88eWIt is impressive @Airtel_Ug has been able to move ahead of the National Broadband Policy guideline requirement on b… https://t.co/HmQ8FULrfhAt @UCC_Official we closely follow & track developments in the industry along with the progress of each of the tele… https://t.co/iolvJMTjfbAs of this morning, 2.3 billion dollars has been invested in the communication sector by the private sector. We tha… https://t.co/HKZCzF6iFHWhoever, we need more investment. Currently, voice coverage is at 92% of the population. But there is a need for mo… https://t.co/4yPktBRhwqMany complain about the quality of service & forget the price we have to pay. Uganda is gifted by nature; lakes, ri… https://t.co/qnzR8VhhboWhen electricity was invented, people laughed, thinking coal was physical, tangible, with smoke & fire and we thoug… https://t.co/TT8DHprUjbThis milestone by @Airtel_Ug confirms Uganda’s entry into the 4th industrial revolution. ICT in Uganda has dramatic… https://t.co/NXQJEaY6jdThe evolution of technology in Uganda has significantly metamorphosed over time. The country experienced the first… https://t.co/PpsyVzrvvB4G technology is reliable and will improve our communication, we can expect better service delivery, improvements i… https://t.co/D03nb8M7KhIt was a pleasure speaking at the launch of "Digital Uganda" @Airtel_Ug during the unveiling of 4G telecommunicatio… https://t.co/w29j7P0TaF
2/13
2019
#Information UCC Weekly Update 4th - 8th February 2019 Catch up with the Uganda Communications Commission's weekly… https://t.co/RyVcboMLCx
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2/9
2019
The @UCC_Official regulatory regime has encouraged investment in shared infrastructure & evolution of new commercia… https://t.co/IGaphgMNG3
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2/8
2019

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