The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and preserving equal opportunity and civil rights in the mass media, telecommunications and broadband industries, and closing the digital divide. MMTC is generally recognized as the nation’s leading advocate for minority advancement in communications.
Protecting and Strengthening the Open Internet
The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) is pleased to welcome digital media strategist, thought leader, author, lawyer, and entrepreneur Ananda Leeke as its new Director of Digital Policy and Engagement.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 13, 2016): The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Rikin Thakker has joined MMTC as Vice President of Telecommunications and Spectrum Policy. Dr. Thakker brings to the MMTC team a rich background from work in academia, the private sector, and as an industry leader.
MMTC to Trump Telecom Transition Team: Twelve Imperatives to Close the Digital Divide and Advance Multicultural
MMTC offers these 12 imperatives to the Trump Administration to address the persistent challenges in closing the digital divide, and advancing multicultural commercial ownership opportunities to create voices and participation in the telecommunications industry.
The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) and the National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB) have filed a petition in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit asking the court to review the Federal Communications Commission’s lack of action on MMTC’s proposal to extend the 1992 Cable Procurement Rule to all communications and high tech industries.
The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council’s (MMTC) 14th Annual Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference convenes hundreds of media and telecom industry experts, policymakers, innovators, entrepreneurs, and investors.
2016 Access to Capital & Telecom Policy Conference Photo Galleries