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Registration Ends TODAY – MMTC Honors Rev. Jesse Jackson, Debra Lee, Hon. Tyrone Brown, and More!

July 25, 2014

Tweet At the 12th Annual Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference, the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council will bestow our highest honors upon key leaders, companies, and firms who have made exceptional contributions to diversity and inclusion in the media and telecom industries. Don’t miss it – online registration closes TODAY, July 25th, at […]

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MMTC EXPRESSES STRONG SUPPORT FOR THE WAIVER OF RULES THAT IMPEDE SMALL BUSINESS PARTICIPATION IN FCC SPECTRUM AUCTIONS

July 24, 2014

Tweet Washington, D.C. (July 24, 2014): The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) applauds the Federal Communications Commission’s progress to remove barriers to participation in waiving regulations that discourage small business participation in wireless spectrum auctions in support of the FCC’s Order on Grain Management’s Request for Clarification or Waiver of Section 1.2110(b)(3)(iv)(A) of the […]

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FCC’s Supplier Diversity Conference Teams MWBEs with Microsoft, Comcast, and More – July 30th

July 22, 2014

Tweet The FCC‘s Office of Communications Business Opportunities (OCBO) will host a Supplier Diversity Conference and Workshop focusing on private sector business opportunities for small, minority, and women-owned businesses. This important event will be held at the FCC Headquarters, 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, from 10:30 am until 4:30 […]

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Register Now for MMTC’s Access to Capital Luncheon: Bridging the Wealth Gap

July 18, 2014

Tweet The racial wealth gap continues to impede our nation’s ability to remain a true leader and innovator on the world stage. The wealth ratio is 20:1 between African-Americans and whites, and 18:1 between Hispanics and whites. Join us July 29th as leaders in government and industry discuss the policies and societal issues that continue […]

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Calling All Entrepreneurs! Don’t Miss MMTC’s Investors Forum July 29th!

July 16, 2014

Tweet The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council presents its Investors Forum: “Creative Capital and the Latest Developments in Angel Investing, Venture Capital, Crowdfunding, Vendor Financing, and Audience Aggregation” on Day 2 of its 12th Annual Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference! Are you an entrepreneur looking for investment capital to start or expand your […]

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MMTC AND THE RAINBOW PUSH COALITION APPLAUD THE FCC’S MOVEMENT ON E-RATE REFORM

July 14, 2014

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 14, 2014): Last week, the Federal Communications Commission voted to approve reforms to the nation’s E-rate program with subsidies now going toward Wi-fi connectivity to ensure broadband access in schools. The Order also addressed the concerns around the current funding formulas for schools and libraries with Chairman Wheeler vowing to review […]

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BET CEO Debra Lee, Radio One CEO Alfred Liggins, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, and More to Headline Awards Reception at MMTC Conference

July 10, 2014

Tweet MMTC’s 12th Annual Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference attracts some of the biggest names in media, telecom, government, business, and investing.  At this year’s Awards Reception at the close of Day 1, “Celebrating Diverse Media Superstars,” we are pleased to add some of the biggest leaders in the entertainment industry to that list! Join BET Chairman […]

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MMTC and Rainbow Push Urge FCC to End E-rate Caps that Favor Affluent Schools and Penalize Poorer Schools

July 9, 2014

Tweet On July 7th, the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council and Rainbow PUSH Coalition filed a letter with the Federal Communications Commission, urging the agency to amend its E-rate program to improve support for schools and libraries in urban and low-income areas, which is currently limited by restrictions based on square-footage and per-student funding caps. […]

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Join Reps. Conyers, Butterfield, Garcia, and More at MMTC Conference July 28-29!

July 7, 2014

Tweet The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) will kick off our 12th Annual Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference, “Spotlight on Opportunity, Innovation, and Inclusion in the New Digital Ecosystem,” by bringing together six current members of Congress, two former members of Congress, and a state representative to discuss access to capital, STEM, and How Telecom Policies […]

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Don’t Miss FCC Commissioners, FTC Commissioners, and White House Representatives During the Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference

July 2, 2014

Tweet On July 28th and 29th, the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council presents its 12th annual Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference, “Spotlight on Opportunity, Innovation, and Inclusion in the New Digital Ecosystem.” The conference will convene hundreds of media and telecom industry experts, policymakers, innovators, entrepreneurs, and investors to highlight the most far-reaching issues […]

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