Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council

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

MMTC Urges FCC to Reconsider Collateral Damage of Set Top Box NPRM

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) introduced two important items—the Notice of Inquiry on Promoting the Availability of Diverse and Independent Sources of Video Programming, and the Set Top Box Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM)—both of which will potentially impact the future of television and the viability of diverse and independent programmers.

MMTC Statement on the Passing of Dan Brenner

Yesterday, we lost a dear friend and giant in communications law and policy and diversity in the communications industries. Dan Brenner, 64, died after being struck by a car while crossing a street in Los Angeles.

Press Statement: Set Top Box Proposal

The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC), along with 16 leading national and social justice organizations (“Concerned Organizations,” listed below), recently filed a letter with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) urging the Commission to consider the unintended consequences of its recent set top box proposal on diverse and independent programmers.

MMTC Urges FCC to Consider Consequences of Set Top Box Proposal

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2016 BBSJ Summit Photos

Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council’s (MMTC) 7th Annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit, “Thirty Years of Changing Channels: Platforms for the Future.” MMTC is celebrated our 30th Anniversary as the leading national nonprofit organization advocating for diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity in media and telecom.