Tag Archives: Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC)

UBC fails to secure AFCON rights

Uganda Broadcasting Corporation expressed its disappointment over the failure to broadcast the match between Egypt and Uganda. Following the negotiation with Confederation of African Football (CAF) and Africa Union of Broadcasters (AUB) which failed, the station was broadcasting news instead of the final Group A match between Uganda Cranes and Egypt.   UBC approached parliament’s intervention [...]

Uganda hands digital migration contract management to Signet

The Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) has launched a new company, Signet, and has handed it over the contract of distributing digital signals across the country in an attempt to achieve the deadline of switching from analogue to digital broadcasting. We expect equitable and non-discriminatory service delivery to all content providers. Signet is coming at a [...]

Broadcasters criticise UBC’s restriction on World Cup broadcast

Uganda Pay Television Association (UPTA) has asked the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) to restrict the public broadcaster, Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC), from disenfranchising the nationals from accessing its services. The matter came up after Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) directed some pay television channels to stop hosting UBC on their platforms during the World Cup season. [...]