By Ann Brown
The Executive Director of the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) – the regulator of the communications sector in Uganda Mr. Godfrey Mutabazi has called on government agencies and other partners to embrace ICT as the country strives to achieve the national broadband policy. Mutabazi made the remarks on Tuesday as he addressed hundreds of people during the ninth Annual CEO FORUM held at Serena hotel in Kampala. As a country, we need to tackle the low levels of awareness and digital literacy, which has made us late adopters of technology in most cases,” he said adding that Uganda needs to seriously boost and support innovation and the digitization of local content.
He said this should boost the level of development especially in e-services including e-government.
He said Ugandans should take advantage of emerging technologies leverage on the power of connectivity in order to harness the benefits of emerging technologies, deliberate efforts need to be made towards addressing identified challenges.
From PLM Daily. Story by JAVIRA SSEBWAMI.
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