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As part of the celebrations to mark the World Telecommunications and Information Society Day, Uganda Communications Commission has introduced annual awards to recognize innovative services and products.


The awards shall be held in October this year. The Communications Innovations Award Initiative (ACIAI) is a special initiative that creates a channel for identifying, generating interest and recognition of various stakeholders in advancing availability and access to modern innovative communications services including postal in Uganda.

Selection of Participants
This shall be done in 3 stages
1. Entry of am application based on set guidelines
2. Shortlisting of applicants
3. A panel of reputable judges shall analyze the participants and select the winners.


Award categories

The available award categories include:
1) Innovative product or service
2) Network innovation
3) Local content
4) Products developer
5) Special interest group
6) Green ICt initiative
7) Consumer empowerment
8) Capacity development
9) Rural transformation initiative
10) E-waste management initiative
11) Young entrepreneur
12) Student research project
13) Communications business process improvement

For more information visit UCC website.

Extracted from the Daily Monitor supplement of 17th May 2010

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