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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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MMTC ANNOUNCES NEW PRESIDENT AND CEO, KIM KEENAN, SUCCEEDING DAVID HONIG

October 3, 2014

Tweet Washington, D.C. (October 3, 2014): The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council is proud to announce that Kim M. Keenan has joined its staff as President and CEO, succeeding MMTC’s co-founder and President of 28 years, David Honig. Prior to taking the helm at MMTC, Keenan served as General Counsel and Secretary of the NAACP. […]

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Join Congressman Bobby Rush, Commissioner Clyburn, Dr. Nicol Turner-Lee, and More at CBC

September 24, 2014

Tweet On September 25, Congressman Bobby Rush (D-IL) will host the panel “Financial Strategies for Minority Ownership of Media and Communications Firms” featuring FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, Tim Robinson, Dr. Nicol Turner-Lee, Earl Jones, Ann Marie Mahlum, James Reynolds, Charles Warfield, and Rohan Williamson at the Congressional Black Caucus.

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TOMORROW: STEM4US! Tech Fest & Soiree, CBC Week: FCC, Pepco, Edison Electric Institute

September 23, 2014

Tweet MMTC is excited to invite you to the STEM4US! Tech Festival & Soiree on Sept. 24th, held at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery from 6pm to 9pm during the 44th Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference. The event will connect more than 200 technology executives, government officials, venture capital firms, entrepreneurs, members of Congress, and […]

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MMTC Urges FCC to Research Causes of Lack of Diversity in the Tech Sector

September 16, 2014

Tweet On September 16, MMTC filed the following letter with the Federal Communications Commission, urging its leaders to assign its Advisory Committee for Diversity in the Digital Age to research the causes of the stark employment gaps within the technology sector. Dear Chairman Wheeler and Commissioners: The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) respectfully requests […]

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