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Honig Passes Baton to Keenan at MMTC’s Welcome Reception

December 19, 2014

Tweet On December 10, 2014, the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council celebrated the retirement of esteemed Co-Founder and President Emeritus David Honig and welcomed new President/CEO Kim Keenan with a “Passing the Baton” Reception held at Squire Patton Boggs.  The reception drew over 160 guests, who helped MMTC celebrate its new leadership and honor its […]

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MMTC SUPPORTS FCC’S NEXT STEPS IN MODERNIZING AMERICAN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES

December 12, 2014

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 12, 2014):  The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) applauds yesterday’s decision by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to take another step forward in the modernization of its E-Rate program. The approved Order will close the connectivity gap that exists in schools and libraries by increasing funding to purchase broadband connections […]

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Registration is Now Open for MMTC’s 6th Annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit: Our Future in Pursuit of Multicultural Digital Equality

December 10, 2014

Tweet On Wednesday, January 21st, and Thursday, January 22nd, 2015, the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council will convene hundreds of media and telecom industry experts, policymakers, innovators, investors, and entrepreneurs to highlight the most far-reaching issues affecting minority entrepreneurs and underserved communities during its 6th Annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit. BBSJ 2015 will address […]

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Asian American Civil Rights Group Calls on Retailers to Pull Ad Targeting Alibaba

December 8, 2014

Tweet Advocacy campaign feeds into anti-immigrant and anti-foreign sentiments WASHINGTON – The Alliance for Main Street Fairness, which includes retailers such as Target, J.C. Penney, Walmart and Best Buy, have produced an ad warning that Alibaba, a Chinese company similar to Amazon and eBay, threatens small American businesses. Though Amazon and eBay are these retailers’ real competitors, […]

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Join MMTC December 10th for ‘Passing the Baton’ Reception to Welcome New President and CEO Kim Keenan

November 25, 2014

Tweet Please join the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council in welcoming our new President and CEO, Kim Keenan, and acknowledging the leadership of MMTC’s co-founder and President of 28 years, David Honig, during our “Passing the Baton” Welcome Reception.

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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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