UCC to distribute free internet-connected Solar Tablets to Rural Areas

Regulator, Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has allocated funds for the provision of 1,444 solar tablet computers for village households deemed underserved by communication technologies across the country.

The funds which have been earmarked under the Rural Communications Development Fund (RCDF), will cause the purchase and distribution of tablets with an inbuilt solar energy charging system, under the Open Domestic Bidding procedure in the Uganda Government’s Public Procurement and Disposal of Assets Act, 2003.

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