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Why MMTC is Endorsing the AT&T/T-Mobile Merger

Since its founding 25 years ago, the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) has been a vocal opponent of consolidation in the media and telecommunications industries. A transaction may be compelling to shareholders or have an attractive economic rationale, but transactions that shrink a sector usually come at the expense of communities of color. Too often, what may appear to be "good" for a company is, in fact, bad for minorities. Read More »

The National Grange Joins Support of AT&T/T-Mobile

In a filing to the FCC, the National Grange, the nation's oldest national agricultural organization, added its name to a growing list of organization supporting the merger of AT&T and T-Mobile. Read More »

AT&T T-Mobile Merger Helps Minorities, Increases Jobs

As the window for public comment on the proposed merger of AT&T and T-Mobile nears a close, organizations representing minority groups, communications workers, and developers joined together to support the merger. Read More »

Internet Becoming a Requirement for Prosperity in the Global Economy

The world's top economies are increasingly dependent on the Internet, according to a new report by the McKinsey Global Institute. Read More »

Broadband is Critical to Tennessee’s Economic Growth

A new report by Connected Tennessee, a branch of Connected Nation and Speed Matters partner, reveals that high-speed Internet connections are increasingly critical to business growth across the state. Read More »

Why Millions of Americans Support the AT&T/T­Mobile Merger

From the entirety of the United States Labor Movement to a broad range of individuals and constituent organizations representing tens of millions of Americans, the proposed AT&T merger with T-Mobile presents a real chance to strengthen workers' voices and provide new access to next generation technology. Read More »

SEIU and Mine Workers Add Support For AT&T And T-Mobile Merger

The planned merger of AT&T and T-Mobile has received a wave of support from labor organizations across the country. The SEIU and United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) headline a list of national labor organizations backing the merger, which would provide more than 20,000 T-Mobile employees the opportunity to select union representation free from management interference. Read More »

For North Carolina Residents, Broadband Connections Mean Business

Broadband access is a proven catalyst for economic growth, according to a new study by e-North Carolina and the Strategic Networks Group. Read More »

FCC Chairman Emphasizes Broadband Key to Small Business Success

In a speech at the Cybersecurity and Small Business Roundtable, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski outlined the significant economic impact of an extensive and robust broadband network on small business. Read More »

Broadband Connections Bring Businesses $200K More Annually

High-speed Internet connections are directly correlated with higher median annual revenue for American businesses, according to a report released by Connected Nation. A survey of over 9,600 businesses across the U.S. uncovered a startling $200,000 revenue gap between business with broadband and those without. Read More »

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