On behalf of MMTC’s Board of Directors and staff, we would like to thank you for your contribution to the success of our 2014 Broadband & Social Justice Summit, held on January 15-16, 2014, here in Washington, DC. Whether you participated in person or via our live webcast, your support helps to fulfill MMTC’s mission to empower minorities and underserved communities to succeed in the media, digital media, and telecom sectors.
Links to Summit Photos and Videos Now Available
All Summit sessions were videotaped and are now available online. Please enjoy these links to the hundreds of photos and videos of all sessions of the Summit and share them with your friends and colleagues: http://mmtconline.org/photo-galleries/ and http://mmtconline.org/2014-bbsj-summit-videos/.
Extensive Coverage of BBSJ 2014’s Broadband and Social Justice Issues
We are delighted to report that the Summit was a resounding success with 398 registrants, 259 online views, and an extended reach through industry news. The Summit was featured in articles published in Comm Daily, Broadcasting and Cable, TR Daily, Inside Radio, and Politic365. C-Span also covered part of the conference, and its online video of Chairman Wheeler’s remarks during the Summit has received 227 views. On Twitter, there were 292 contributors, 1,953 tweets, 1,125,154 accounts reached, and 4,757,050 impressions made, a significant increase from last year’s activity in all areas.
BBSJ 2014 Marked the First Anniversary of the New Telecom & Internet Policy Taskforce
The New Telecommunications and Internet Policy Taskforce was launched during the 2013 BBSJ Summit to push for bipartisan communications policies that will produce jobs and economic growth and close the digital divide. The Taskforce marked its first anniversary with a special dinner, and it met prior to the start of this year’s Summit to discuss the issues that will be most vital in 2014.
We hope to see you at our Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference July 28-29, 2014, here in Washington at the Embassy Suites Convention Center Hotel. Join our mailing lists at http://mmtconline.org and http://bbsj.org for the latest updates from MMTConline.org and our Broadband and Social Justice Online Magazine. We welcome your tax-deductible donations to support our work; feel free to donate online or use the donor form attached.
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The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and preserving equal opportunity and civil rights in the mass media, telecommunications and broadband industries, and closing the digital divide. MMTC is generally recognized as the nation’s leading advocate for minority advancement in communications.