January 2016

MMTC: FCC SET TOP PROPOSAL UNDERMINES MEDIA DIVERSITY IN THE VIDEO MARKETPLACE

January 28, 2016

Tweet Washington, DC (January 28, 2016):  The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) opposes the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) notice of proposed rulemaking on set-top boxes because it undermines goals for advancing diverse content.  Like other minority-focused public interest groups, programmers, and elected officials, MMTC believes such a mandate would create “second class carriage” […]

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REGISTER TODAY for Next Week’s Broadband and Social Justice Summit #BBSJ16!

January 14, 2016

Tweet Dear Colleagues, There are just a few days left to register for MMTC’s 30th Anniversary Broadband and Social Justice Summit, “Thirty Years of Changing Channels: Platforms for the Future.” This year’s theme reflects the many milestones we have achieved in advancing our mission to promote entrepreneurship and community advancement amidst the challenges and opportunities […]

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MMTC Welcomes Congressional Hearing on ‘No Rate Regulation of Broadband Internet Access Act’

January 12, 2016

Tweet January 12, 2016 (Washington, DC) – The House Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a hearing today on a bill that would prohibit the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from regulating broadband rates. The hearing on H.R. 2666, the No Rate Regulation of Broadband Internet Access Act, authored by Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), would prevent […]

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