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Keenan Resigns from MMTC in Pursuit of New Opportunities

After three years at the helm of the Multicultural Media, Telecom, and Internet Council, Kim Keenan yesterday announced her resignation from the organization. Since its founding...

MMTC Tackles Digital Equity & Opportunity in Summit

On February 7, 2017, the Multicultural Media Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) convened a rich panoply of leaders from the media, technology, and telecommunications...

Can Mobile Free Data Plans Help Bridge the Digital Divide?

Net neutrality advocates recently descended upon the Federal Communications Commission seeking an investigation into free data programs days after the D.C. Circuit affirmed the agency's Open...

Congress Approaching Permanent Ban on Internet Access Tax

Since 1998, Congress has prevented local and state governing bodies from imposing and collecting taxes on internet access. Therefore, as the Consumerist puts it,...

MMTC Petitions FCC to Reconsider Competitive Bidding Rules

Spectrum, the radio waves we rely on to fuel interactions over our smartphones, tablets, wifi-enabled devices, and other wireless products, is a scare, valuable,...

Congress Moving Toward Action on Net Neutrality

In less than one week the Federal Communications Commission is expected to release its new net neutrality rules.  Over the past year, yet another...

Is the FCC Being Distracted by Net Neutrality and Not Focusing...

It’s hard to miss what’s going on with the FCC and the debate over what constitutes an open Internet – or what exactly does...

Reforming the FCC’s “Designated Entity” Rules Will Promote Diversity in Spectrum...

Donna Epps, Verizon’s Vice President for Public Policy and Strategic Alliances, recently published the following post on Verizon’s Policy Blog:The Minority Media & Telecommunications...

Designated Entity Rules and Secondary Market Transactions Should Be a Top-line...

America's tech and telecom sectors account for one-sixth of the nation's GDP, and in an increasingly digital economy, spectrum is a vital resource for...

First Class Digital Citizenship: Clarion Call of the Modern Civil...

MMTC has a long history of advocating for greater diversity and inclusion in the technology and telecommunications sectors, and they’re sure to pursue first class digital citizenship among its top priorities in 2014 and beyond. “We still have to close the digital divide,” Honig said. “We have to end broadband redlining. We have to preserve and grow vast new entrepreneurial and career opportunities in traditional and new media and in telecommunications.”