Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council

Diverse Ownership and Inmate Calling Rates

Members of the House of Representatives have introduced legislation aimed at expanding opportunities...

MMTC Welcomes Ananda Leeke

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.

MMTC Hires Dr. Rikin Thakker

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.

Press Release: MMTC 12 Imperatives

MMTC to Trump Telecom Transition Team: Twelve Imperatives to Close the Digital Divide and Advance Multicultural

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.

Civil Rights Orgs SetTop Box Diversity Concerns

Expanding Consumer’s Video Navigation Choices, MB Docket No. 16-42; Commercial Availability of Navigation Devices, CS Docket No. 97-80; Promoting the Availability of Diverse and Independent Sources of Video Programming, MB Docket No. 16-41