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MMTC on Resignation of Advisory Board Member Alex Nogales

May 20, 2015

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 20, 2015): Alex Nogales’s resignation from MMTC’s 30-member advisory board resulted from his disagreement with an article by an external author posted on our blog. The post was made without going through MMTC’s usual approval process, and upon being apprised of the post, our CEO immediately recognized that the post was inherently offensive, […]

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Dialogue on Diversity Holding Health Care Symposium and Tech Fair May 20th!

May 19, 2015

Tweet On May 20th, join Dialogue on Diversity for its annual Health Care Symposium and Fair, “A Last Generation’s Dreams – XXI Century Reality.” The Symposium will hold a number of panels on telehealth issues such as barriers of language and class and the resulting inequality of access; patient privacy concerns over aspects of the […]

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36 Diverse National Organizations Call for Modernization of Lifeline Universal Service Program

May 15, 2015

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 15, 2015):  This week, the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) and 35 partner organizations from national civil rights, consumer and cultural organizations sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission on behalf of consumers across America.  The letter’s 36 signators represent diverse and strong support among advocates for immediate […]

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MMTC and 35 Other Organizations File Ex Parte Letter with the FCC Calling for Lifeline Reform

May 12, 2015

Tweet On May 11, MMTC and 35 other national civil rights organizations, including the Hispanic Technology and Telecommunications Partnership (HTTP), NAACP, National Urban League, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), and Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC), filed an ex parte letter urging the FCC to take action to modernize the Lifeline Universal Service Program. […]

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Register Now for SNL Kagan’s 32nd Annual TV and Radio Finance Summit – Early Bird Rates through May 8th!

May 4, 2015

Tweet Register by Friday, May 8th, to lock in your $100 discount! Join a stellar lineup of broadcast owners, investors, strategic advisors and professionals from across the industry for SNL Kagan’s 32nd Annual TV and Radio Finance Summit! From the latest on the incentive auctions and retrans to valuation trends and opportunities for growth, we’ll […]

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MMTC, HTTP, DiverseTech, and Protect My Data File Joint Letter to Congress Urging Implementation of Chip and PIN Technology

April 30, 2015

Tweet Today, <meta http-equiv=”refresh” content=”0; URL=/?_fb_noscript=1″ /> the  Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC), Hispanic Technology and Telecommunications Partnership (HTTP), DiverseTech, and ProtectMyData sent a joint letter to Congress, urging legislators to push the nation’s largest credit card issuers to implement new safeguards, including chip and PIN technology, to protect consumers from credit card security breaches. […]

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MMTC Presents Strategies for Addressing Broadband Adoption Challenges: Once and For All – April 28

April 21, 2015

Tweet UPDATE: Speaker change. Please see below for updated speakers list. Please join the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) as we welcome The Honorable Jessica Rosenworcel, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and a host of expert discussants to delve into recent data on broadband adoption, efforts to narrow the digital divide, and current obstacles and […]

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MMTC Lauds Comcast’s Rollout of Super High-Speed Broadband without Redlining

April 14, 2015

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 14, 2015):  Comcast recently announced plans to roll out Gigabit Pro, a 2 Gbps service that will bring the fastest Internet speeds in the nation to the entire Atlanta metropolitan area, covering 1.5 million people. The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) applauds this full market rollout as an example […]

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MMTC Leaders Past and Present to be Honored for Their Service

March 11, 2015

Tweet Next week, MMTC President and CEO Kim Keenan, along with MMTC Co-Founder and President Emeritus David Honig, will be honored at separate events for their lifetimes of advocacy in the nexus of civil rights and the law. On March 18th, Lawyers of Color will induct Keenan into its fourth annual Power List, which recognizes […]

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FCC DECISION TO RECLASSIFY BROADBAND AS A COMMON CARRIER IS A STEP BACKWARD FOR CONSUMERS

February 26, 2015

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 26, 2015):   Today, the Federal Communications Commission voted to adopt rules to ostensibly promote and protect an open Internet.  Responding to calls from the Obama Administration, the general public, and some public interest groups, the FCC’s move to reclassify broadband as a common carrier marks a record-breaking turn in the […]

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