The Universal Communications Service Access Fund (UCSAF) was established under the Universal Communications Service Access Act; Cap 422 which was assented by the President of the United Republic of Tanzania in January 2007. Under the Act, the Minister responsible for communications published Regulations that came into force in April 2009 to govern the operations. UCSAF’s initial operations started in July 2009. The Government of Tanzania has taken initiative to ensure that communication as a universal right is accessible to its entire population; the Fund was established to facilitate access to communication services. While it is the responsibility of private entities to provide communication services, the Government came to realize that not all areas in the country could be economically viable for provision of communication services, the Fund came to existence to ensure that even those areas which are economically unviable have access to communication services (ICT, Postal and Broadcasting). To facilitate access to communication services in underserved areas through project planning, subsidy provision and partnership with sector players in achieving social economic development. USCAF is an equal opportunity employer.
NEW VACANCY AT USCAF, FEBRUARY 2023
The organization is inviting applications from Tanzanians to fill new vacant positions. READ FULL DETAILS THROUGH THE PDF DOCUMENT BELOW: