June 2013

Telecom Policy Experts Urge Congress to Intervene on Racially Offensive Name Used by Washington, DC, Football Team

June 16, 2013

Tweet Several attorneys and telecom policy experts recently wrote a letter to Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, urging Congress to take an active part in the ongoing controversy surrounding Washington, DC’s NFL team. Each signator signed onto the letter in his individual capacity rather than on behalf of his company or organization. Dear Congresswoman Holmes Norton, […]

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Don’t Worry About the Apocalypse. There’s an App for That.

June 10, 2013

Tweet The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council continues to wait for the FCC to rule on its Katrina Petition, which seeks to establish a rule that will ensure everyone receives lifesaving information in an emergency, regardless of language.  In the meantime, Louisiana has implemented its own system to help disseminate vital information during disasters. In […]

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WATCH: Have YOU Registered for MMTC’s Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference?

June 10, 2013

Tweet The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council’s 11th Annual Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference, “Maximizing Innovation, Inclusion, and Entrepreneurship in a Digital Economy,” is just one month away! Join MMTC Vice Chair and former FCC Commissioner Deborah Taylor Tate at the annual Awards Reception, “Celebrating MMTC’s Success in Advancing Minority Entrepreneurship,” held day […]

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Former FCC Commissioner Deborah Taylor Tate Lauds Interim Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn at Women in Technology Policy Forum

June 9, 2013

Tweet Last week, Hon. Deborah Taylor Tate spoke at the Women in Technology Policy Forum hosted by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. At the forum, a number of dignitaries spoke regarding ICT (information and communications technology) policy, the lack of women in leadership and board positions, and the need for continued emphasis […]

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E-Rate 2.0: Commissioner Rosenworcel’s Plan to Reboot National Education

June 3, 2013

Tweet Last month, during an address at the Washington Education Technology Policy Summit, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel announced that she will champion the schools and library program of the FCC’s Universal Service Fund, commonly known as the E-Rate program. The E-Rate program was enacted under the Clinton administration and codified in Section 254 of the […]

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Government, Enterprise, and Broadband: Essential to Promoting Small Business Growth and ‘Good Jobs’ in the Current Economy

June 2, 2013

Tweet Still holding on to your neck brace from the last bout of whiplash brought on by the American economy?  You aren’t alone. America is in trouble.  Sluggish economic progress and low business confidence fail to inspire new business creation and growth.  While the national unemployment rate dipped to 7.5 percent in April 2013, African […]

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