Consumer

MMTC’s #BBSJ15 Summit Features Rep. Charlie Rangel, Honors Hill Harper, Debra Berlyn, Martin Chavez, and More!

January 14, 2015

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Don’t Miss #BBSJ15 Next Week; Luncheons Feature Hill Harper, Rep. Tony Cárdenas, Hon. Rodney Slater, and More!

January 13, 2015

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Don’t Miss the FCC Commissioners’ Breakfast at MMTC’s BBSJ Summit January 21-22!

December 29, 2014

Tweet *The entire image below links to MMTC’s conference website. For a PDF with individual hyperlinks, click here. Scroll down to view our full Summit agenda. The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and preserving equal opportunity and civil rights in the mass media, telecommunications and broadband […]

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What’s Next for the Internet Tax Freedom Act?

December 19, 2014

Tweet Just before Congress adjourned for winter recess, the House approved a $1.1 trillion spending bill that also included an extension of the Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA), which prohibits states from imposing taxes on Internet access. The ITFA had been previously given a temporary extension to December 11, 2014, but last week it was […]

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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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Net Equality Needed as Much as Net Neutrality

December 10, 2014

Tweet The following article by MMTC President and CEO Kim Keenan originally appeared on BlackPressUSA. The future of the Internet is a hot topic these days. The key issue is what is the right approach to regulate the Internet, where applications are developed, music is shared and people are constantly communicating with one another in […]

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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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#GivingTuesday: Bringing Thanks Back into Thanksgiving Via the Web

November 26, 2014

Tweet Thanksgiving approaches, but in an age of consumerism, it seems many have forgotten that the holiday is meant to be a time spent with loved ones, and to reflect on the things for which we are most thankful. Much of the focus online has been on the increasingly early “Black Friday” store openings – […]

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MPAA’s Where to Watch: A Huge Step to Combat Piracy

November 20, 2014

Tweet Do you want to search the web for current and forthcoming film and television content? Well, there’s now an app for that.  Last week, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) introduced a one stop location in its launch of Where to Watch, a new online resource that makes it easy for consumers to quickly […]

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Politic365 Releases Report on the Economy and Communities of Color at Annual Blueprint365 Policy Forum

November 20, 2014

Tweet On Friday, November 14th, Politic365 assembled some of America’s foremost thinkers and leaders of government, academia, and the non-profit and private sectors to take part in their Annual Blueprint365 Policy Forum. During the forum, Politic365’s Editor-in-Chief Kristal High Taylor discussed the Blueprint365 report that  examines how young people and communities of color can leverage momentum created by the country’s changing […]

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