Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council

FCC Commissioners’ Luncheon 2016

Description: As he completes his last year as a commissioner in the Obama Administration, Federal Communications Commissioner Michael O’Rielly discussed important issues related to multicultural advancement with former FCC Chairman Reed E. Hundt. The bipartisan discussion centered on top issues for minority- and women-owned business enterprises (MWBEs) and multicultural consumers, including minority ownership, the set-top proceeding, privacy, diverse programming, the spectrum auctions, zero rating, inmate calling, Lifeline reform, and the open Internet.

Welcome Remarks: Kim M. Keenan, President and CEO, MMTC

Benediction: Bishop Steven Smith, Executive Director Public Policy Institute, Government Relations & Telecommunications Project, Rainbow PUSH Coalition

Moderator: Deborah Lathen, President and CEO, Lathen Consulting LLC; Former Chief, Media Bureau, FCC; Member, MMTC Board of Directors

Discussion: Hon. Reed E. Hundt, Former Chairman, Federal Communications Commission; CEO, Coalition for Green Capital

Hon. Michael O’Rielly, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 View the photo gallery of the session here .