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Broadband and Social Justice http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org Let’s Act Now To Close The Digital Divide Fri, 26 Jul 2019 16:30:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.11 107997568 MMTC Supports Congressman Butterfield’s ‘Expanding Broadcast Opportunities Act’ to Restore the FCC’s Tax Certificate Policy and Expand the Broadcast Incubator Program http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2019/07/mmtc-supports-congressman-butterfields-expanding-broadcast-opportunities-act-to-restore-the-fccs-tax-certificate-policy-and-expand-the-broadcast-incubator-program/ Thu, 25 Jul 2019 16:28:47 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11887 11887 Coalition to FCC: Protect Consumers from Duplicative Cable and Internet Fees http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2019/07/coalition-to-fcc-protect-consumers-from-duplicative-cable-internet-fees/ Tue, 23 Jul 2019 16:01:31 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11877 11877 MMTC: We (STILL) Make Diverse Voices Matter, And So Can YOU http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2019/04/mmtc-we-still-make-diverse-voices-matter-and-so-can-you/ Tue, 02 Apr 2019 11:43:43 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11866 11866 MMTC Asks Congress to Support the Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2018 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2018/12/mmtc-asks-congress-to-support-the-digital-goods-and-services-tax-fairness-act-of-2018/ Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:38:55 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11735 11735 MMTC Asks NTIA to Protect Diverse Groups in Consumer Privacy Letter http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2018/12/mmtc-asks-ntia-to-protect-diverse-groups-in-consumer-privacy-letter/ Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:40:17 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11741 11741 MMTC Chief of Staff Speaks at Congressional Briefing Discussing ‘From Consumers to Creators: The Digital Lives of Black Consumers’ Report http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2018/12/mmtc-chief-of-staff-speaks-at-congressional-briefing-discussing-from-consumers-to-creators-the-digital-lives-of-black-consumers-report/ Tue, 04 Dec 2018 17:13:48 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11746 11746 MMTC and National Urban League Stress Importance of Apprenticeships for HBCUs During CASE Broadband Summit http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2018/11/mmtc-and-national-urban-league-stress-importance-of-apprenticeships-for-hbcus-during-case-broadband-summit/ Sun, 18 Nov 2018 17:58:30 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11749 11749 MMTC Spectrum Policy VP Dr. Rikin Thakker Moderates DC5G Summit Panel http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2018/11/mmtc-spectrum-vp-dr-rikin-thakker-moderates-dc5g-summit-panel/ Wed, 14 Nov 2018 18:25:08 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11761 11761 FCC Announces New Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee Working Group; MMTC’s Dr. Rikin Thakker to Serve as a Member http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2018/11/fcc-announces-new-broadband-deployment-advisory-committee-working-group-mmtcs-dr-rikin-thakker-to-serve-as-a-member/ Mon, 05 Nov 2018 12:49:01 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11678 11678 MMTC and NUL Host National Apprenticeship Week Events November 15th and 16th in Charlotte, NC http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2018/11/11667/ Thu, 01 Nov 2018 20:17:45 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11667 11667 MMTC President and CEO Maurita Coley Flippin Speaks on Smart Cities, Apprenticeship, and the Future of Work http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2018/10/mmtc-president-and-ceo-maurita-coley-flippin-speaks-on-smart-cities-apprenticeship-and-the-future-of-work/ Wed, 31 Oct 2018 08:59:53 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11690 11690 FCC, Spectrum, and Our Communities: MMTC Addresses 5G and Spectrum Issues at October Digital Equity Roundtable Meeting http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2018/10/fcc-spectrum-and-our-communities-mmtc-addresses-5g-and-spectrum-issues-at-october-digital-equity-roundtable-meeting/ Mon, 29 Oct 2018 17:28:30 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11641 11641 Honig: ‘How the FCC Suppressed Minority Broadcast Ownership, and How the FCC Can Undo the Damage It Caused’ http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2018/10/honig-how-the-fcc-suppressed-minority-broadcast-ownership-and-how-the-fcc-can-undo-the-damage-it-caused/ Fri, 19 Oct 2018 15:29:53 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11632 11632 MMTC Files Open Internet Amicus Brief http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2018/10/mmtc-files-open-internet-amicus-brief/ Thu, 18 Oct 2018 20:43:37 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11653 11653 MMTC Pays Tribute to Telecom Leaders and Organizations During Hispanic Heritage Month http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2018/10/mmtc-pays-tribute-to-telecom-leaders-and-organizations-during-hispanic-heritage-month/ Mon, 15 Oct 2018 19:24:41 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11593 11593 Cablefax Names MMTC President and CEO Maurita Coley Flippin One of 2018’s Most Influential Minorities http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2018/10/cablefax-names-mmtc-president-and-ceo-maurita-coley-flippin-one-2018s-most-influential-minorities/ Mon, 15 Oct 2018 14:15:27 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11614 11614 MMTC Relaunches Digital Equity Roundtable with Consumer Online Privacy Workshop http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2018/10/mmtc-relaunches-digital-equity-roundtable-with-consumer-online-privacy-workshop/ Mon, 01 Oct 2018 16:16:38 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11637 11637 MMTC-LULAC Press Statement: Broadcasters Work Together to Provide Hurricane Alerts and Information in Spanish http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2018/09/mmtc-lulac-press-statement-broadcasters-work-together-to-provide-hurricane-alerts-and-information-in-spanish/ Mon, 17 Sep 2018 21:10:56 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11656 11656 ‘FCC Reorganization: How Replacing Silos with Functional Organization Would Advance Civil Rights’: MMTC President Emeritus David Honig Publishes Law Review Article in University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law & Public Affairs http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2018/08/fcc-reorganization-how-replacing-silos-with-functional-organization-would-advance-civil-rights-mmtc-president-emeritus-david-honig-publishes-law-review-article-in-university-of-pennsylvania-jour/ Fri, 31 Aug 2018 14:24:28 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11619 11619 [Not] Sleeping through a Revolution: What the FCC Can Do to “Stay Woke” and Build a Legacy of Advancing Civil Rights in the Digital Age http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2018/04/not-sleeping-through-a-revolution-what-the-fcc-can-do-to-stay-woke-and-build-a-legacy-of-advancing-civil-rights-in-the-digital-age/ Wed, 04 Apr 2018 15:13:05 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11467 11467 MMTC Presents the 5G Outlook Series Part III: The Myths & Mysteries of 5G http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2017/10/mmtc-presents-the-5g-outlook-series-part-iii-the-myths-mysteries-of-5g/ Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:23:52 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11349 11349 MMTC-LULAC Press Statement on DC Court’s Refusal to Require FCC to Mandate Multilingual Alerts in Emergencies http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2017/10/11340/ Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:44:39 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11340 11340 #MMTC17 Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference Highlights http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2017/08/mmtc17-access-to-capital-and-telecom-policy-conference-highlights/ Wed, 02 Aug 2017 17:43:19 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11320 11320 MMTC Joint Press Statement: Protecting and Strengthening the Open Internet http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2017/02/mmtc-joint-press-statement-protecting-and-strengthening-the-open-internet/ Thu, 09 Feb 2017 17:23:27 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11234 11234 REGISTER NOW for the 8th Annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit! http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2017/02/register-now-for-the-8th-annual-broadband-and-social-justice-summit/ Thu, 02 Feb 2017 15:52:59 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11211 11211 MMTC Congratulates Commissioner Ajit Pai on His Selection as FCC Chairman; Pai to Speak at MMTC’s Broadband and Social Justice Summit February 7th http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2017/01/11184/ Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:45:22 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11184 11184 MMTC Welcomes Ananda Leeke, Director of Digital Policy and Engagement http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2017/01/mmtc-welcomes-ananda-leeke-director-of-digital-policy-and-engagement/ Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:03:56 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11174 11174 MMTC Calls for Inter-Agency Task Force to End App Redlining http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2017/01/mmtc-calls-for-inter-agency-task-force-to-end-app-redlining/ Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:23:17 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11168 11168 MMTC Letter to President Obama: Pardon Marcus Garvey http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2017/01/mmtc-letter-to-president-obama-pardon-marcus-garvey/ Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:10:09 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11159 11159 MMTC Press Statement: FCC Foreign Ownership Ruling Brings Opportunity to Diverse Broadcasters http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/09/mmtc-press-statement-fcc-foreign-ownership-ruling-brings-opportunity-to-diverse-broadcasters/ Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:15:32 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11083 11083 MMTC Commends Comcast for Partnering with HUD to Expand Internet Essentials Program to Connect Low-Income Families http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/07/mmtc-commends-comcast-for-partnering-with-hud-to-expand-internet-essentials-program-to-connect-low-income-families/ Fri, 15 Jul 2016 14:57:31 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11058 11058 MMTC Urges Chairman Wheeler to Affirm Broad Reach of MVPD Procurement Rule Is Not Subject to Strict Scrutiny http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/07/mmtc-urges-chairman-wheeler-to-affirm-broad-reach-of-mvpd-procurement-rule-is-not-subject-to-strict-scrutiny/ Wed, 13 Jul 2016 20:43:44 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11056 11056 MMTC LAUNCHES CALL TO ACTION CAMPAIGN TO PRESERVE FREE DATA FOR CONSUMERS http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/06/mmtc-launches-call-to-action-campaign-to-preserve-free-data-for-consumers/ Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:19:44 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=11009 11009 Bayou City Broadcasting’s $40 Million TV Station Acquisition Is Success Story for Entrepreneurs of Color http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/06/bayou-city-broadcastings-40-million-tv-station-acquisition-is-success-story-for-entrepreneurs-of-color/ Mon, 20 Jun 2016 20:45:14 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10987 10987 MMTC Statement on Open Internet Ruling http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/06/mmtc-statement-on-open-internet-ruling/ Tue, 14 Jun 2016 20:25:25 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10972 10972 Statement of the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council in Response to the Decision of the Third Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals in Prometheus Radio Project v. FCC http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/05/statement-of-the-multicultural-media-telecom-and-internet-council-in-response-to-the-decision-of-the-third-circuit-of-the-u-s-court-of-appeals-in-prometheus-radio-project-v-fcc/ Wed, 25 May 2016 18:47:23 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10960 10960 MMTC and Nine Other Civil Rights Organizations Stress Negative Impact of FCC’s Set-Top Box Proceeding; Urge Commission to Conduct Evidentiary Studies http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/05/mmtc-and-nine-other-civil-rights-organizations-stress-negative-impact-of-fccs-set-top-box-proceeding-urge-commission-to-conduct-evidentiary-studies/ Tue, 24 May 2016 18:51:45 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10957 10957 MMTC Releases Zero-Rating White Paper: ‘The Use and Impact of Free Data in the Mobile Broadband Sector’ http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/05/mmtc-releases-zero-rating-white-paper-the-use-and-impact-of-free-data-in-the-mobile-broadband-sector/ Mon, 09 May 2016 15:21:21 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10948 10948 Consumers Can’t Afford Obama’s Set-Top: The Hidden Costs of the President Wading into Regulatory Matters http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/05/consumers-cant-afford-obamas-set-top-the-hidden-costs-of-the-president-wading-into-regulatory-matters/ Fri, 06 May 2016 18:28:02 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10950 10950 MMTC and Nine Other Civil Rights Organizations Urge FCC to Pause Set-Top Box Proceeding, Conduct Evidentiary Studies http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/04/mmtc-and-nine-other-civil-rights-organizations-urge-fcc-to-pause-set-top-box-proceeding-conduct-evidentiary-studies/ Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:24:19 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10944 10944 AT&T Offers Broadband to Low-Income Consumers http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/04/att-offers-broadband-to-low-income-consumers/ Fri, 22 Apr 2016 15:27:28 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10940 10940 MMTC Lauds Comcast’s New Cable Service Offer that Eliminates the Set-Top Box http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/04/mmtc-lauds-comcasts-new-cable-service-offer-that-eliminates-the-set-top-box/ Wed, 20 Apr 2016 21:29:53 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10937 10937 Nine National Civil Rights and Media Orgs Urge Political Candidates to Engage Minority-Owned Media in Political Advertising http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/04/nine-national-civil-rights-and-media-orgs-urge-political-candidates-to-engage-minority-owned-media-in-political-advertising/ Mon, 18 Apr 2016 18:21:21 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10929 10929 MMTC Letter to House Communications and Technology Subcommittee Leaders Expressing Concern on CURB Lifeline Act http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/04/mmtc-letter-to-house-communications-and-technology-subcommittee-leaders-expressing-concern-on-curb-lifeline-act/ Wed, 13 Apr 2016 14:11:59 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10926 10926 MMTC AND LULAC TO FCC: WE NEED ACTION TO ENSURE MULTILINGUAL EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/04/mmtc-and-lulac-to-fcc-we-need-action-to-ensure-multilingual-emergency-communications/ Mon, 04 Apr 2016 20:35:33 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10921 10921 FCC Announces Planned Expansion to Add Broadband to Lifeline Program; MMTC Suggests Lifeline Administrative Reform to Address Cost Inefficiencies for Benefit of Consumers http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/04/fcc-announces-planned-expansion-to-add-broadband-to-lifeline-program-mmtc-suggests-lifeline-administrative-reform-to-address-cost-inefficiencies-for-benefit-of-consumers/ Fri, 01 Apr 2016 20:31:17 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10919 10919 MMTC Members: Discount Registration to Next Week’s BESLA Conference in NYC! http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/04/mmtc-members-discount-registration-to-next-weeks-besla-conference-in-nyc/ Fri, 01 Apr 2016 18:56:42 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10916 10916 MMTC, 13 Civil Rights Organizations, Urge FCC Not to Institute Mandatory Co-pays to Lifeline Program http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/03/mmtc-13-civil-rights-organizations-urge-fcc-not-to-institute-mandatory-copays-to-lifeline-program/ Thu, 24 Mar 2016 20:07:29 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10906 10906 MMTC Releases White Paper on Lifeline Reform and the Need to Reform Administrative Cost Inefficiencies for the Benefit of Consumers http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/03/mmtc-releases-white-paper-on-lifeline-reform-and-the-need-to-reform-administrative-cost-inefficiencies-for-the-benefit-of-consumers/ Thu, 24 Mar 2016 13:10:53 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10903 10903 MMTC Joins National Urban League and 8 Other Civil Rights Orgs in Urging FCC to Pause Set Top Box Proceedings http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/03/mmtc-joins-national-urban-league-and-8-other-civil-rights-orgs-urging-fcc-to-pause-set-top-box-proceedings/ Mon, 21 Mar 2016 22:04:09 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10897 10897 MMTC Urges FCC to Repeal the Main Studio Rule http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/03/mmtc-urges-fcc-to-repeal-the-main-studio-rule/ Mon, 21 Mar 2016 19:51:23 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10894 10894 MMTC Media and Telecom Brokers Offers DTV Incentive Auction Participants a Road to Tax Savings http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/03/mmtc-media-and-telecom-brokers-offers-dtv-incentive-auction-participants-a-road-to-tax-savings/ Mon, 21 Mar 2016 15:06:00 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10889 10889 MMTC Incubates New Minority Radio Owners http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/03/mmtc-incubates-new-minority-radio-owners/ Thu, 17 Mar 2016 18:01:24 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10866 10866 Entrepreneurs Steven C. Roberts and Rodney S. Sampson Join MMTC Board of Directors http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/03/entrepreneurs-steven-c-roberts-and-rodney-s-sampson-join-mmtc-board-of-directors/ Thu, 17 Mar 2016 13:21:30 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10863 10863 Court Issues Partial Stay on FCC Ruling to Cap Predatory Inmate Calling Rates; Rates Are ‘Tax on Pain’ of Incarcerated and Families http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/03/court-issues-partial-stay-on-fcc-ruling-to-cap-predatory-inmate-calling-rates-rates-are-tax-on-pain-of-incarcerated-and-families/ Thu, 10 Mar 2016 18:07:37 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10858 10858 Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Growth in STEM Industries http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/03/challenges-and-opportunities-for-sustainable-growth-in-stem-industries/ Tue, 08 Mar 2016 20:56:22 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10826 10826 MMTC Urges FCC to Reconsider Collateral Damage of Set Top Box NPRM; Focus on Diverse Programming NOI http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/02/mmtc-urges-fcc-to-reconsider-collateral-damage-of-set-top-box-nprm-focus-on-diverse-programming-noi/ Fri, 19 Feb 2016 22:02:38 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10817 10817 MMTC Mourns the Loss of Dan Brenner http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/02/mmtc-statement-on-the-passing-of-dan-brenner/ Wed, 17 Feb 2016 19:56:18 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10813 10813 Press Statement: MMTC and 16 Concerned Organizations Urge FCC to Consider Unintended Consequences of Set Top Box Proposal on Diverse and Independent Programmers http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/02/press-statement-mmtc-and-16-concerned-organizations-urge-fcc-to-consider-unintended-consequences-of-set-top-box-proposal-on-diverse-and-independent-programmers/ Fri, 12 Feb 2016 20:13:32 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10809 10809 Letter to FCC: MMTC and 16 Concerned Organizations Urge FCC to Consider Unintended Consequences of Set Top Box Proposal on Diverse and Independent Programmers http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/02/10806/ Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:46:12 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10806 10806 MMTC Warns FCC of Vacant Channel Proposal’s Impact on Minority Broadcasters and Diverse Programming http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/02/mmtc-ex-parte-on-vacant-channel-proposals-impact-on-lptv-broadcasters-and-diverse-programming/ Mon, 08 Feb 2016 20:54:05 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10800 10800 MMTC: FCC SET TOP PROPOSAL UNDERMINES MEDIA DIVERSITY IN THE VIDEO MARKETPLACE http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/01/mmtc-fcc-set-top-proposal-undermines-media-diversity-in-the-video-marketplace/ Thu, 28 Jan 2016 16:40:09 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10787 10787 REGISTER TODAY for Next Week’s Broadband and Social Justice Summit #BBSJ16! http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/01/register-today-for-next-weeks-broadband-and-social-justice-summit-bbsj16/ Thu, 14 Jan 2016 16:30:55 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10768 10768 MMTC Welcomes Congressional Hearing on ‘No Rate Regulation of Broadband Internet Access Act’ http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2016/01/mmtc-welcomes-congressional-hearing-on-no-rate-regulation-of-broadband-internet-access-act/ Tue, 12 Jan 2016 15:18:08 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10757 10757 Don’t Forget About High-Speed Broadband http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/12/dont-forget-about-high-speed-broadband/ Mon, 14 Dec 2015 18:41:56 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10707 10707 Register Now for MMTC’s 2016 Broadband and Social Justice Summit – January 20th and 21st! http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/12/register-now-for-mmtcs-2016-broadband-and-social-justice-summit-january-20-21-2016/ Mon, 14 Dec 2015 16:58:28 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10693 10693 TOMORROW: Join Rainbow PUSH and Citizen Education Fund for the Public Policy and Media & Telecommunications Symposium! http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/12/tomorrow-join-rainbow-push-and-citizen-education-fund-for-the-public-policy-and-media-telecommunications-symposium/ Mon, 14 Dec 2015 16:27:34 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10687 10687 MMTC Supports Congressional Move to Permanently Ban Internet Access Taxes http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/12/mmtc-supports-congressional-move-to-permanently-ban-internet-access-taxes/ Fri, 11 Dec 2015 16:11:07 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10680 10680 MMTC: Court Should Vacate FCC Net Neutrality Decision http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/12/mmtc-court-should-vacate-fcc-net-neutrality-decision/ Fri, 04 Dec 2015 20:32:54 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10674 10674 Support MMTC on #GivingTuesday! http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/12/support-mmtc-on-givingtuesday/ Tue, 01 Dec 2015 17:31:16 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10668 10668 Remember MMTC with a Year-End Gift – Help Us to Support Diverse Platforms and Bridge the Digital Divide! http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/11/remember-mmtc-with-a-year-end-gift-help-us-to-support-diverse-platforms-and-bridge-the-digital-divide/ Tue, 17 Nov 2015 14:12:41 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10658 10658 Radio World Interviews Keenan: ‘MMTC’s Kim Keenan Believes in Radio’s Potential’ http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/11/radio-world-interviews-keenan-mmtcs-kim-keenan-believes-in-radios-potential/ Mon, 16 Nov 2015 14:57:02 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10660 10660 MMTC Petitions FCC to Reconsider Competitive Bidding Rules http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/10/mmtc-petitions-fcc-to-reconsider-competitive-bidding-rules/ Wed, 28 Oct 2015 17:31:04 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10649 10649 MMTC Commends FCC for Voting to Revitalize AM Radio http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/10/mmtc-commends-fcc-for-voting-to-revitalize-am-radio/ Tue, 27 Oct 2015 20:01:22 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10618 10618 MMTC Congratulates FCC on Votes to Adopt Rate Caps on Inmate Calling Services and to Relax the Foreign Broadcast Ownership Review Process http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/10/mmtc-congratulates-fcc-on-votes-to-adopt-rate-caps-on-inmate-calling-services-and-to-relax-the-foreign-broadcast-ownership-review-process/ Thu, 22 Oct 2015 17:59:07 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10613 10613 MMTC Urges FCC to Implement Incentives that Foster Minority Participation in Secondary Market Transactions http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/10/mmtc-urges-fcc-to-implement-incentives-that-foster-minority-participation-in-secondary-market-transactions/ Tue, 20 Oct 2015 17:10:03 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10609 10609 MMTC and 22 Other National Orgs Urge FCC to Reform Inmate Calling Services http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/10/mmtc-and-22-other-national-orgs-urge-fcc-to-reform-inmate-calling-services/ Thu, 15 Oct 2015 17:00:21 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10604 10604 FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai Voices Strong Support for AM Radio Revitalization http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/10/fcc-commissioner-ajit-pai-voices-strong-support-for-am-revitalization/ Fri, 02 Oct 2015 13:06:31 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10588 10588 MMTC, NABOB, NAB Urge FCC to Revitalize AM Radio and Minority Broadcast Ownership through FM Translator Waivers http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/10/mmtc-nabob-nab-urge-fcc-to-revitalize-am-radio-and-minority-broadcast-ownership-through-fm-translator-waivers/ Thu, 01 Oct 2015 11:02:54 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10586 10586 TODAY: MMTC CEO Kim Keenan Testifies before House Telecom Subcommittee on ‘Broadcast Ownership in the 21st Century’ http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/09/today-mmtc-ceo-kim-keenan-testifies-before-house-telecom-subcommittee-on-broadband-ownership-in-the-21st-century/ Fri, 25 Sep 2015 11:57:12 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10578 10578 MMTC Mourns the Loss of Co-Founder, Board Member, and Civil Rights Activist Everett C. Parker http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/09/mmtc-mourns-the-loss-of-co-founder-board-member-and-civil-rights-activist-everett-c-parker/ Thu, 17 Sep 2015 19:16:23 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10572 10572 17 Diverse National Organizations Recommend Practical Solutions to Modernize the Lifeline Universal Service Program http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/09/17-diverse-national-organizations-recommend-practical-solutions-to-modernize-the-lifeline-universal-service-program/ Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:54:17 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10553 10553 50 Signators Representing 140 Stations File Letter with FCC on AM Radio Revitalization to Advance Minority Ownership http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/08/50-signators-representing-140-stations-file-letter-with-fcc-on-am-radio-revitalization-to-advance-minority-ownership/ Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:35:59 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10545 10545 26 National Orgs Urge FCC to Require Multilingual Emergency Alerts As 10 Year Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina Nears http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/08/26-national-orgs-urge-fcc-to-mandate-multilingual-emergency-alerts-in-wake-of-10-year-anniversary-of-hurricane-katrina/ Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:15:56 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10541 10541 Designated Entity Bidding Credits: Love the Players, Improve the Game http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/08/designated-entity-bidding-credits-love-the-players-improve-the-game/ Tue, 25 Aug 2015 13:39:51 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10534 10534 Forbes 30 Under 30 List for Social Advocacy Entrepreneurs – Apply by August 26th for $100,000 Prize! http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/08/forbes-30-under-30-list-for-social-advocacy-entrepreneurs-apply-by-august-26th-for-100000-prize/ Wed, 19 Aug 2015 20:49:56 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10527 10527 FCC to Host a Supplier Diversity Conference and Workshop for Small, Minority, and Women-Owned Businesses http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/08/fcc-to-host-a-supplier-diversity-conference-and-workshop-for-small-minority-and-women-owned-businesses/ Thu, 13 Aug 2015 17:03:47 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10494 10494 The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council’s Five Principles of Civil Discourse http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/08/the-multicultural-media-telecom-and-internet-councils-five-principles-of-civil-discourse/ Thu, 13 Aug 2015 15:07:40 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10483 10483 A Public Apology to Alex Nogales, National Hispanic Media Coalition, and the MMTC Community for Erroneous BBSJ Post http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/08/a-public-apology-to-alex-nogales-national-hispanic-media-coalition-and-the-mmtc-community-for-erroneous-bbsj-post/ Thu, 13 Aug 2015 15:00:47 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10480 10480 MMTC FILES AMICUS BRIEF ASKING COURT TO VACATE THE FCC’S OPEN INTERNET ORDER http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/08/mmtc-files-amicus-brief-asking-court-to-vacate-the-fccs-open-internet-order/ Fri, 07 Aug 2015 19:13:03 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10478 10478 Congratulations to the National Urban League’s 2015 Women of Power Awardees! http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/08/congratulations-to-the-national-urban-leagues-2015-women-of-power-awardees/ Thu, 06 Aug 2015 17:51:55 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10467 10467 MMTC Urges FCC to Support the Activation of FM Chips in Mobile Phones to Support Emergency Broadcast Services http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/07/10449/ Tue, 21 Jul 2015 20:04:49 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10449 10449 MMTC Adopts ‘Santana Resolution’ to Encourage Mobile Video Use to Document Important Events http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/07/mmtc-adopts-santana-resolution-to-encourage-mobile-video-use-to-document-important-events/ Wed, 15 Jul 2015 15:25:52 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10446 10446 Your Tech Guide to #MMTC15 – Register On-Site, Or Watch and Engage Online! http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/07/your-tech-guide-to-mmtc15-register-on-site-or-watch-and-engage-online/ Wed, 15 Jul 2015 13:24:49 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10442 10442 #MMTC15 Highlight: Access to Capital Awards Reception Featuring ‘Kingonomics’ Creator Rodney Sampson, Producer Debra Martin Chase, and More! http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/07/mmtc15-highlight-access-to-capital-awards-reception-featuring-kingonomics-creator-rodney-sampson-producer-debra-martin-chase-and-more/ Tue, 14 Jul 2015 19:39:24 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10430 10430 #MMTC15 Panel Highlight: A Conversation with a Media Mogul, Featuring Award-Winning Producer Debra Martin Chase http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/07/mmtc15-panel-highlight-a-conversation-with-a-media-mogul-featuring-award-winning-producer-debra-martin-chase/ Tue, 14 Jul 2015 01:29:09 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10420 10420 #MMTC15 Panel Highlight – When Creativity Meets Capital: How to Produce and Distribute Your Creative Content for On-Screen and Digital Platforms http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/07/mmtc15-panel-highlight-when-creativity-meets-capital-how-to-produce-and-distribute-your-creative-content-for-on-screen-and-digital-platforms/ Tue, 14 Jul 2015 00:00:20 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10412 10412 #MMTC15 Panel Highlight – Investing Locally, Empowering Globally – The Tech Landscape Beyond the Valley http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/07/mmtc15-panel-highlight-investing-locally-empowering-globally-the-tech-landscape-beyond-the-valley/ Mon, 13 Jul 2015 23:49:12 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10407 10407 #MMTC15 Panel Highlight: ‘Money and Techonomics’ Features LATISM, Venture Capitalists, and Finance Experts Discussing Access to Capital http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/07/mmtc15-panel-highlight-money-and-techonomics-panel-features-latism-venture-capitalists-and-finance-experts-discussing-access-to-capital/ Mon, 13 Jul 2015 19:25:22 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10395 10395 MMTC Conference Panel Highlight: Social Justice Connection Reception and Book Signing with Eric Broyles http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/2015/07/mmtc-conference-panel-highlight-social-justice-connection-reception-and-book-signing-with-eric-broyles/ Sun, 12 Jul 2015 00:03:36 +0000 http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org/?p=10384 10384