Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council

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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 Urges FCC to Consider Unintended Consequences of Set Top Box Proposal on Diverse and Independent Programmers

The Multicultural Media, Telecom, and Internet Council (MMTC), in partnership with 17 leading national and social justice organizations (“Concerned Organizations”), urges the Commission to consider the unintended consequences of your recent set top box proposal on diverse and independent programmers. Our organizations share the Chairman’s goals of consumer choice and enhancing competition among video devices.

FCC Proposal Undermines Media Diversity in Video Marketplace

In particular, MMTC is concerned that Chairman Wheeler’s current proposal would force programmers and distributors to disaggregate their shows and services, ...MORE.

Secondary Market Transactions

MMTC Urges FCC to Implement Incentives that Foster Minority Participation in Secondary Market Transaction

Inmate Calling Services and Foreign Ownership

MMTC Congratulates FCC on Votes to Adopt Rate Caps on Inmate Calling Services and to Relax the Foreign Broadcast Ownership Review Process

23 National Orgs Urge FCC to Reform Inmate Calling Services

The undersigned 23 national civil rights and social justice organizations (“the Civil Rights Coalition”), representing thousands of constituents, urge the Commission to institute comprehensive reforms to inmate calling services (ICS) that will create more affordable rates for the incarcerated and their families.

MMTC CEO Kim Keenan Testifies before House Telecom Subcommittee

At 9:30 am today, MMTC President and CEO Kim M. Keenan will testify before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, discussing “Broadband in the 21st Century.”

26 National Orgs Urge FCC to Mandate Multilingual Emergency Alerts in Wake of 10 Year Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

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Connecting People to Opportunities in a Digital Economy

The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) is generally recognized as the nation’s leading advocate for the advancement of minorities and women in the media, telecommunications, and high tech industries. Our goal is to connect people to opportunities created in a digital economy.