October 2014

November 20th: SNL Kagan’s Annual Multichannel Summit

October 15, 2014

Tweet Join SNL Kagan for a full day of networking and interactive panels at this year’s Multichannel Summit in New York! The Multichannel Summit, now in its fifth year, brings together the industry’s top executives to discuss the most compelling topics. Over 20 industry experts and thought leaders will cover topics such as industry M&A, […]

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Creating Pathways to Higher Education and Career Service Part I: The Looming U.S. Skills Shortage

October 15, 2014

Tweet This month, MMTC Research Director DeVan Hankerson spoke at the National Action Network on “Creating Pathways to Higher Education and Career Service.” With other panelists, DeVan discussed inequality in broadband access in schools and how technology is changing career options, education, and skills preparation for students. We present her adapted remarks in a two-part […]

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Video: MMTC’s Discussion on Title II and 706 Approaches to Internet Regulation

October 15, 2014

Tweet     On October 14th, MMTC hosted  a panel of telecom experts who discussed “Title II Versus Section 706: Identifying the Regulatory Framework that Furthers the Goals of Broadband Adoption, Competition, and Deployment.”  The main issues that surfaced in the panel were primarily related to: content prioritization, particularly on the part of accommodating edge-provider […]

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MMTC EXPRESSES STRONG SUPPORT FOR FCC ELIMINATION OF MARKET ENTRY BARRIERS THAT IMPEDE DESIGNATED ENTITY PARTICIPATION IN SPECTRUM AUCTIONS

October 9, 2014

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 10, 2014): The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) applauds the FCC’s release of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Competitive Bidding, which will examine the Designated Entity (DE) Rules.  MMTC anticipates that the Commission will efficiently and expeditiously act to ensure that DEs are able to participate in the upcoming […]

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Dr. Nicol Turner-Lee, Dr. Anna-Maria Kovacs, Tim Robinson, and More Will Discuss Open Internet Proceeding at Oct. 14 Congressional Briefing

October 9, 2014

Tweet [Click to enlarge flyer] MMTC invites you to join us at the Rayburn House Office Building (Room B-369) on Tuesday, October 14th, from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm as a panel of telecom experts discusses “Title II Versus Section 706: Identifying the Regulatory Framework that Furthers the Goals of Broadband Adoption, Competition, and Deployment.” The current debate […]

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David Honig – “Job Well Done”

October 8, 2014

Tweet This article by Randolph May originally appeared on the Free State Foundation blog. I just saw the press release that David Honig, the Minority Media & Telecommunications Council’s co-founder, is retiring after leading the organization as President for 28 years. Yes, you read that right: 28 years! Truth be told, it would be an […]

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MMTC ANNOUNCES NEW PRESIDENT AND CEO, KIM KEENAN, SUCCEEDING DAVID HONIG

October 3, 2014

Tweet Washington, D.C. (October 3, 2014): The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council is proud to announce that Kim M. Keenan has joined its staff as President and CEO, succeeding MMTC’s co-founder and President of 28 years, David Honig. Prior to taking the helm at MMTC, Keenan served as General Counsel and Secretary of the NAACP. […]

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