Uganda’s Landmark policies & Regulations



The “Digital Uganda Vision” (DUV)

The latest overarching policy that details Uganda's ambitions for equal access to ICTs, accessibility, technology neutrality, open access, and privacy and security for all Ugandans over the next decade.

The National Broadband Policy (2018)

Spells out Uganda's desire to increase digital inclusion, improve broadband affordability, and increase access to broadband for all Ugandans (connectivity for all).

The Telecommunications (licensing) Regulations (2019)

The new telecommunication licensing

regime includes authorizations for companies wishing to invest in other segments of the telecom market, including digital financial services and digital audio-visual content aggregation services.

Draft National Information Security Policy (2014)

The policy outlines the mandatory minimum-security controls that all public and private sector organisations that use, own and/or operate protected computers, handle official communications and personal data must apply to reduce their vulnerability to cyber threats

Key Institutions

  • The Ministry of ICT & National Guidance
  • Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)
  • Uganda Investment Authority (UIA)
  • Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB)
  • The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC),
  • The National Information Technology Authority of Uganda (NITA-U),
  • The Uganda Post Limited (UPL),
  • The Uganda Institute of Information and Communication Technology (UICT)