Broadcasting services license (Television)

Regulate television broadcasting services

Business Plan
  • Business objectives.
  • Business concept (business and service/product description, customer and geographical
    coverage etc).
  • Economic, market and financial analysis (with proposed initial prices and cash flow statement).
  • Evidence of capital (bank deposits, credit facilities and audited accounts).
  • Operations arrangements (human resource plan, customer service plan, support arrangements).
Company profile
  • Nature and structure of the applicant (a subsidiary, associated companies, joint ventures, etc).
  • Certified copy of the Certificate of Incorporation of the company in Uganda.
  • Certified copy of the Certificate of registration (if not incorporated in Uganda).
  • Certified copy of the Memorandum and Articles of Association.
Technical application
  • Detailed description of planned infrastructure facilities, indicating technology to be used, capacities to be installed (in switching and transmission facilities) and illustrated with network diagram.
  • Facilities/infrastructure sharing initiatives taken or planned leasing from other licensed providers.
  • Roll out plan.
  • Essential resource/ facilities requirements.
  • Interconnection interface arrangements/requirements.
  • Disaster recovery plan.
  • Demonstration of technical experience and capability as well as access to technical expertise and experience.
Payment of application fees.
Successful applicants shall be required to submit letters of credit in favour of UCC as follows:
  • US$ 2,000,000 for applicants using spectrum designated as being critical (currently listed as 451-457MHz and 461-467MHz, 824-834MHz and 869- 874MHz, 880-890MHz and 925- 935MHz, 890-915MHz and 935- 960MHz, 1710.2-1785MHz and 1805.2- 1880MHz, 1920-1980MHz and 2110- 2170MHz, as well as 2010-2025MHz).
  • US$ 250,000 for applicants using spectrum designated as being strictly for national coverage (currently listed as 1787-1802MHz, 3.3,3.5 and 2.5 GHz).
  • US$ 25,000 for all other Public Infrastructure Provider license applicants.
Note: For Private Network Infrastructure there are no application requirements except in the case where there is need to use the essential facilities, like spectrum and the numbering resource. In this case the applicant shall have to apply for authorization to use these facilities. 
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