January 2015

Unfinished Business: Technology Policy Wins in 2014 and Wishes for 2015

January 31, 2015

Tweet The 114th Congress is now far more Republican than it has been since 2006, which is the last time there was a Republican majority. The additional GOP seats in both the House and the Senate, particularly on committees handling technology policy issues, generate a lot of interest among technology issue advocates, think tanks, and […]

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MMTC’s Dr. Nicol Turner-Lee Testifies Before House and Senate in Open Internet Hearings

January 30, 2015

Tweet Editor’s Note: Following Dr. Turner-Lee’s testimony, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has since proposed new rules for protecting the open Internet. A fact sheet on his proposal is available here. On January 21st, Dr. Nicol Turner-Lee, Vice President and Chief Research & Policy Officer at the Multicultural Media, Telecom & Internet Council (MMTC, formerly Minority […]

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MMTC’s #BBSJ15 Summit Today and Tomorrow – Watch and Engage Online!

January 21, 2015

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Registration Ends TONIGHT! #BBSJ15 Features Book Signing by Rep. Jim Clyburn and ROAST of David Honig!

January 16, 2015

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Registration Closes TOMORROW for #BBSJ15! Join FCC Commissioners, Members of Congress, Celebrity Guests, and More!

January 15, 2015

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MMTC Urges Government to Address Digital Redlining; Ensure Equitable Access for All

January 15, 2015

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 15, 2015):  The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) supports President Obama’s goal outlined in yesterday’s action plan to deploy higher-speed broadband to underserved rural communities.  Addressing gaps in broadband deployment is one of several strategies to close the digital divide.  Yesterday’s proposal, however, did not 1) address the much larger […]

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MMTC’s #BBSJ15 Summit Features Rep. Charlie Rangel, Honors Hill Harper, Debra Berlyn, Martin Chavez, and More!

January 14, 2015

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Don’t Miss #BBSJ15 Next Week; Luncheons Feature Hill Harper, Rep. Tony Cárdenas, Hon. Rodney Slater, and More!

January 13, 2015

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MMTC Applauds Rainbow PUSH and Intel for $300 Million Investment Toward Diversity in Tech

January 8, 2015

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 8, 2015):  This week, Intel announced a bold plan to invest $300 million in a new Diversity In Technology Initiative with the goal of diversifying employment within the tech industry.  The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council applauds this unprecedented investment within the industry on the heels of a Rainbow PUSH-led drive […]

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