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NUDC December 2nd Webinar – Bond 101: Working with Diverse Investment Banks

November 20, 2014

Tweet One of the most significant areas of corporate financing is the issuance of bonds and other instruments to raise capital. Until recently this aspect of corporate finance was not within the purview of diverse business enterprises (DBEs). Today, however, there is a tremendous growth in the use of diverse investment banks to carry all […]

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MMTC Supports the Wi-Fi Innovation Act As a Measure to Improve Broadband Access in Underserved Communities

November 19, 2014

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 19, 2014):  As Congress returns to Capitol Hill, the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) expresses our support for the Wi-Fi Innovation Act, a bipartisan effort of Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Marco Rubio (R-FL), to increase unlicensed spectrum use in the 5 GHz band. The proposed legislation will help meet […]

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STATEMENT OF MMTC ON THE PRESIDENT’S OPEN INTERNET ANNOUNCEMENT

November 10, 2014

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 10, 2014):  The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) applauds the goal of this morning’s Presidential Statement on Net Neutrality. MMTC continues to support open Internet principles that will prevent blocking, throttling, and paid prioritization, as well as offering increased transparency to consumers. MMTC recently joined with other national civil rights […]

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MMTC Files Ex Parte Letter with FCC on Open Internet, Designated Entities, E-Rate, and More

October 31, 2014

Tweet Yesterday, the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council filed the following ex parte letter with the Federal Communications Commission reporting on meetings MMTC had had that week to discuss the Commission’s dockets on Preserving the Open Internet, Broadband Industry Practices, the Tell City Waiver Decision, Designated Entities, the E-Rate Program, and Inmate Calling Services.

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MMTC SELLS WDTW (AM) TO FIRST HISPANIC BROADCASTER SERVING ENTIRE DETROIT MARKET

October 30, 2014

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 30, 2014):  The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) yesterday closed on the sale of Detroit radio station WDTW (AM) to Hispanic entrepreneur Pedro Zamora, making him the first full market Hispanic broadcaster serving all of Detroit and its suburbs. Other radio station transactions MMTC closed this year include KFXN (AM) […]

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MMTC APPLAUDS FCC ACTIONS TO REFORM THE HIGH COST OF INMATE CALLING

October 17, 2014

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 17, 2014):  The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) applauds today’s FCC decision to expand upon its reforms of the high cost of phone calls for incarcerated individuals. Last year, MMTC, along with other consumer and civil rights organizations, endorsed the 2003 Wright Petition seeking FCC action to proscribe excessive inmate […]

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November 20th: SNL Kagan’s Annual Multichannel Summit

October 15, 2014

Tweet Join SNL Kagan for a full day of networking and interactive panels at this year’s Multichannel Summit in New York! The Multichannel Summit, now in its fifth year, brings together the industry’s top executives to discuss the most compelling topics. Over 20 industry experts and thought leaders will cover topics such as industry M&A, […]

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Video: MMTC’s Discussion on Title II and 706 Approaches to Internet Regulation

October 15, 2014

Tweet     On October 14th, MMTC hosted  a panel of telecom experts who discussed “Title II Versus Section 706: Identifying the Regulatory Framework that Furthers the Goals of Broadband Adoption, Competition, and Deployment.”  The main issues that surfaced in the panel were primarily related to: content prioritization, particularly on the part of accommodating edge-provider […]

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MMTC EXPRESSES STRONG SUPPORT FOR FCC ELIMINATION OF MARKET ENTRY BARRIERS THAT IMPEDE DESIGNATED ENTITY PARTICIPATION IN SPECTRUM AUCTIONS

October 9, 2014

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 10, 2014): The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) applauds the FCC’s release of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Competitive Bidding, which will examine the Designated Entity (DE) Rules.  MMTC anticipates that the Commission will efficiently and expeditiously act to ensure that DEs are able to participate in the upcoming […]

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Dr. Nicol Turner-Lee, Dr. Anna-Maria Kovacs, Tim Robinson, and More Will Discuss Open Internet Proceeding at Oct. 14 Congressional Briefing

October 9, 2014

Tweet [Click to enlarge flyer] MMTC invites you to join us at the Rayburn House Office Building (Room B-369) on Tuesday, October 14th, from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm as a panel of telecom experts discusses “Title II Versus Section 706: Identifying the Regulatory Framework that Furthers the Goals of Broadband Adoption, Competition, and Deployment.” The current debate […]

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