Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council

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Welcome to MMTC Online

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.

MMTC Releases Whitepaper

In the White Paper, MMTC finds that “Congress and the FCC can address the persistence of the negligible representation of minority- and women-owned business enterprises (collectively, ‘MWBEs’) in the wireless industry through the development and support of incentives for MWBEs.”

2016 Access to Capital Videos

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 Photos

2016 Access to Capital & Telecom Policy Conference Photo Galleries

MMTC Launches Call to Action Campaign to Preserve Free Data for Consumers

Today, the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) launched an online and nationwide campaign to preserve zero rating and free data practices for consumers, especially for those who are economically disadvantaged. The campaign is designed to engage and inform the public on the zero rating debate, and to provide a conduit for those who are impacted most by free data plans to have their voices heard in the national discussion.

Bayou City Broadcasting’s $40 Million TV Station Acquisition Is Success Story for Entrepreneurs of Color

DuJuan McCoy, a 27-year broadcast veteran, will add two broadcast affiliates to his Bayou City Broadcasting group – NBC and FOX affiliates KADN and KLAF in Lafayette, LA – after closing on a $40 million transaction with Nexstar Broadcasting.

MMTC President Kim Keenan Receives Vote It Loud’s 2016 Media Executive of the Year Award

Congratulations to MMTC President Kim Keenan!

MMTC Press Statement Reply Comments Filed in FCC Set Top Proceeding

MMTC and Nine Other Civil Rights Organizations Stress Negative Impact of FCC’s Set-Top Box Proceeding; Urge Commission to Conduct Evidentiary Studies

MMTC and Nine Other Civil Rights Organizations Urge FCC to Pause Set-Top Box Proceeding, Conduct Evidentiary Studies

“The Commission is promoting a model that hands over the hard work of diverse programmers and content creators to companies that will profit from their work without compensating them,” stated MMTC President and CEO Kim Keenan. “The Commission should not place its finger on the scale and pick winners and losers in this proceeding, with diverse content creators and distributors clearly on the losing end. We urge the Commission to pause this proceeding and conduct evidentiary studies on the impact of the set top box proposal on diversity, privacy, and cost to consumers.”

9 National Orgs Urge Political Candidates to Engage Minority-Owned Media

We write to appeal to each of you to confirm that minority-owned media will be included as a major component of your advertising plans throughout the 2016 campaign.

Tech in the City

Tweet Description: Washington, D.C. is experiencing a startup boom as entrepreneurs and innovators collaborate and connect with cutting-edge startup strategies made available through DC’s growing tech infrastructure. During this session, special guests highlighted key tech initiatives for the District and other urban areas, the benefits for entrepreneurs, and...

MMTC Press Statement Zero Rating White Paper

Understanding and Appreciating Zero-Rating: The Use and Impact of Free Data in the Mobile Broadband Sector