Technology

Registration Ends TONIGHT! #BBSJ15 Features Book Signing by Rep. Jim Clyburn and ROAST of David Honig!

January 16, 2015

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Registration Closes TOMORROW for #BBSJ15! Join FCC Commissioners, Members of Congress, Celebrity Guests, and More!

January 15, 2015

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MMTC Urges Government to Address Digital Redlining; Ensure Equitable Access for All

January 15, 2015

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 15, 2015):  The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) supports President Obama’s goal outlined in yesterday’s action plan to deploy higher-speed broadband to underserved rural communities.  Addressing gaps in broadband deployment is one of several strategies to close the digital divide.  Yesterday’s proposal, however, did not 1) address the much larger […]

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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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MMTC Applauds Rainbow PUSH and Intel for $300 Million Investment Toward Diversity in Tech

January 8, 2015

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 8, 2015):  This week, Intel announced a bold plan to invest $300 million in a new Diversity In Technology Initiative with the goal of diversifying employment within the tech industry.  The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council applauds this unprecedented investment within the industry on the heels of a Rainbow PUSH-led drive […]

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Getting to Equal in Silicon Valley

December 31, 2014

Tweet This September, the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) urged that the Federal Communications Commission assign its Advisory Committee for Diversity in the Digital Age (Diversity Committee) the task of investigating the causes behind troubling employment patterns and practices in high tech sector firms.  As high tech firms reveal dismal track records of diversity […]

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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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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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