December 2015

Don’t Forget About High-Speed Broadband

December 14, 2015

Tweet The following article originally appeared in The New York Times. More than 80 percent of American adults use the Internet, a number that will continue to increase alongside consumer demand for broadband-enabled devices and applications. Given this trend, the U.S. should expand its current definition of physical infrastructure beyond local and national water mains, […]

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Register Now for MMTC’s 2016 Broadband and Social Justice Summit – January 20th and 21st!

December 14, 2015

Tweet Please join the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) for our 7th Annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit, “Thirty Years of Changing Channels: Platforms for the Future.”  MMTC is celebrating our 30th Anniversary as the leading national nonprofit organization advocating for diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity in media and telecom. At the Summit, current and former […]

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TOMORROW: Join Rainbow PUSH and Citizen Education Fund for the Public Policy and Media & Telecommunications Symposium!

December 14, 2015

Tweet Join the Rainbow PUSH Coalition and Citizen Education Fund on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 15th and 16th, where an array of guests will discuss “The Future of Media and Technology: Growth, Convergence, Disruption.” DAY ONE – December 15, 2015 “The Legacy Affair” CAPITAL HILTON 1001 16TH STREET, NW WASHINGTON, DC 20036 Time: 6:00 pm […]

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MMTC Supports Congressional Move to Permanently Ban Internet Access Taxes

December 11, 2015

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 11, 2015): This week, a House-Senate conference committee approved the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015, H.R. 644, which would replace the temporary moratorium on Internet access taxes with a permanent ban.  The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) has long advocated that a permanent ban on state […]

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MMTC: Court Should Vacate FCC Net Neutrality Decision

December 4, 2015

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 4, 2015): Today, the D.C. Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals heard oral arguments on the appeal of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision to reclassify the Internet as a telecommunications service under Title II of the Communications Act.  In August, the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) filed […]

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Support MMTC on #GivingTuesday!

December 1, 2015

Tweet This year, on Tuesday, December 1, 2015, MMTC is participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to supporting nonprofit organizations that work to bring positive change to communities around the world. Last year, more than 30,000 organizations in 68 countries came together to celebrate #GivingTuesday. Since its founding in 2012, #GivingTuesday has inspired giving […]

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