Technology

Watch LIVE Online! Your Tech Guide to MMTC’s Broadband and Social Justice Summit #BBSJ14

January 14, 2014

Tweet We’re looking forward to seeing you in just few short hours at MMTC’s 5th Annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit! To continue our efforts in engaging through social media and broadband, we livestream our conference, accept questions online, and encourage active discussions over our social media platforms. Join us online! Twitter Sign up for […]

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Verizon and GWU Shed Light on Barriers to Telehealth and mHealth Adoption

January 14, 2014

Tweet At George Washington University (GWU) last month, a former U.S. Senator, three medical doctors, and a leader of a wireless technology coalition convened at Washington, D.C.’s only School of Public Health to participate in an event that focused on telehealth and mHealth and discussed how these 21st century technological innovations are improving healthcare access […]

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The Multicultural Education Alliance’s Digital Initiative Brings the eBOLT Tablet to Florida Schools

January 9, 2014

Tweet Students in Central Florida have been given a much-needed technology boost, thanks to a partnership between the Multicultural Education Alliance (MEA), Quatro Solutions, Inc., and Bright House Networks.  The digital initiative furthers MEA’s commitment to student-centered initiatives to strengthen the educational pipeline of minority students.  As the nation transitions to a majority-minority society, it […]

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Reducing Disparities in Health, Wealth, and Education through Broadband at Next Week’s BBSJ Summit

January 7, 2014

Tweet MMTC has long lamented the health, wealth, employment, and education gaps faced by communities of color compared to other groups in the nation. During our 5th Annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit, “Bridging the Gap: Infrastructure, Education, and Equity in the Digital Economy,” January 15th and 16th, MMTC and expert guests from the government, […]

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BBSJ Summit Kicks Off with Congressional Luncheon and State of Broadband & Social Justice Keynote – 9 Days Away!

January 6, 2014

Tweet Don’t miss MMTC’s 5th Annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit, January 15th and 16th, at the Westin Georgetown Hotel, 2350 M Street NW, Washington, DC! This year’s Summit will open with a Congressional Luncheon, featuring MMTC President David Honig’s annual State of Broadband and Social Justice Address and keynotes by former Congressmen Hon. Cliff […]

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MMTC Commends Chairman Wheeler on Leadership to Advance ‘Fourth Network Revolution’; Makes Proposals for IP Transition

December 16, 2013

Tweet The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council filed the following letter with the Federal Communications Commission on December 16, 2013. December 16, 2013 The Honorable Tom Wheeler Chairman Federal Communications Commission 445 12th Street S.W. Washington, DC  20554 Dear Chairman Wheeler: RE:      FCC Docket #12-353: In the Matter of Technological Transition of the Nation’s Communications […]

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NextRadio: Making Radio Mobile Again

December 16, 2013

Tweet Today, we spend hours in cars, on trains, walking to our offices, jogging, and running errands. Our smartphones provide us with the means to live mobile. The Internet music and radio applications on our phones, our MP3 players, and our Ipods are not slowing us down. Why should radio broadcasts? Local radio has become […]

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Registration is Open for MMTC’s 2014 Broadband and Social Justice Summit!

December 13, 2013

Tweet Dear Colleagues, Please remember to register for MMTC’s 5th Annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit “Bridging the Gap: Infrastructure, Education, and Equity in the Digital Economy” January 15-16, 2014, at the Westin Georgetown Hotel, Washington, DC. Wednesday, January 15, 2014 9:30AM – 12:00PM: Work Session: New Telecom and Internet Policy Taskforce – Invitation Only 12:15PM […]

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Wheeler, Kennard, and Current and Former FCC Leaders to Headline MMTC’s 5th Annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit – January 15th and 16th!

November 28, 2013

Tweet Washington, DC’s Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) will convene some of the nation’s most noted leaders on broadband policy, telecommunications, and social justice to discuss “Bridging the Gap: Infrastructure, Education, & Equity in the Digital Economy” at our 5th Annual Broadband & Social Justice Summit, January 15th and 16th, in Washington, DC. WASHINGTON, […]

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BBSJ Holiday Edition: Gig.U Gives a Gift that Gives Back

November 27, 2013

Tweet The countdown is on.  While the ovens heat up and the turkeys start to brown, retailers prepare for one of the biggest promotional events of the year.  Extended Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals rake in the revenue for online and brick-and-mortar stores.  Instead of joining the rest of the salmon swimming upstream, consider […]

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