Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council

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

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