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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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Tell Congress We Need #NetLawNow!

February 24, 2015

Tweet Bad Choices Can Make Today’s Internet Tomorrow’s Memory.   Here’s what is happening right now to your Internet:  On Thursday, February 26, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the government’s independent agency that oversees the media and telecommunications industries, is about to deliver a groundbreaking decision that will affect your Internet. Consumers need to speak up because the […]

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MMTC Urges FCC to Avoid Unintended Consequences of Title II Regulation of the Open Internet

February 18, 2015

Tweet The following ex parte letter was filed with the Federal Communications Commission in GN Docket No. 14-28, Protecting and Promoting the Open Internet, on February 18, 2015. Dear Chairman Wheeler and Commissioners: The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (“MMTC”) shares in the Commission’s goals to protect and promote an open Internet.  MMTC submits this ex […]

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Special Screening of ‘Wilmington Ten: Pardons of Innocence’ on February 28th

February 12, 2015

Tweet On Saturday, February 28th, the Metropolitan AME Church and the Washington Informer newspaper will hold a reception, discussion, and special screening of “Wilmington Ten: Pardons of Innocence.”  Prior to the screening, Washington Informer Publisher Denise Rolark Barnes will interview Dr. Ben Chavis, a member of the Wilmington Ten (pictured to the left). Dr. Chavis […]

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MMTC COMMENDS MICROSOFT FOR CONTINUING ITS COMMITMENT TO INCLUSION IN $10.75 BILLION DEBT SALE

February 12, 2015

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 12, 2015):  The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) commends Microsoft for continuing its path forward in promoting diversity and inclusion after this week’s announcement that the company had included four minority-owned firms in a $10.75 billion debt sale.  This sale, now the largest so far this year, eclipses Apple’s […]

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February 13th – Last Day to Register for the Kaitz Foundation’s Sixth Annual Hollywood Creative Forum!

February 12, 2015

Tweet   The details have been set for one of the biggest dates on the cable calendar.   visit walterkaitz.org »  Apply Now! The Next Big Deal Could Be You! On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, opportunity will have you in-mind as the Walter Kaitz Foundation presents its 6th Annual Hollywood Creative Forum at the Hyatt Regency […]

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MMTC Commends Apple for Including Minority-Owned Firms in $6.5 Billion Bond Sale

February 5, 2015

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 5, 2015):   The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) applauds Apple’s move this week to improve opportunities for diverse entrepreneurs and investors in the tech industry and beyond.  MMTC has previously lauded Verizon for including minority-owned financial firms in bond offerings similar to Apple’s. Apple included two minority-owned firms in […]

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