HTTP Praises Latinas for Their Contributions To Our Nation

By: Rosa Mendoza Since 1987, Women’s History Month has been observed annually in the United States. Each March, women’s contributions to society, history and culture are highlighted and celebrated –and rightfully so. Women have made immense contributions to our country, and our economic sector has...

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Adding Coding to the Curriculum

A seen in The New York Times By:  Beth Gardiner Estonia is teaching first graders how to create their own computer games and offering scholarships to entice more undergraduates into technology-driven disciplines. In England, an updated national curriculum will soon expose every child in the state...

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Modern Networks Benefit All Americans

By: Rosa Mendoza Upgrading our circuit-switched telephone system to an Internet-based network is inevitable, especially now that most Americans are abandoning their antiquated landlines and adopting newer, more versatile broadband technologies to communicate. Our current, voice-centric Plain Old Telephone System (POTS) no longer meets consumer...

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HTTP Launch Event – March 5, 2014

We were proud to be surrounded by our friends and colleagues at the re-launch of the Hispanic Technology & Telecommunications Partnership on March 5, in the Russell Senate Office Building. We thank everyone who was able to help make this vision a reality, and we’ve...

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Closing the Latino Achievement Gap with Broadband

As featured on Latinovations By: FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel Across the country, one in four public elementary school students is Latino.  And this number is growing.  The U.S. Census Bureau projects that, in about 20 years, Latinos will compose one-third of the nation’s school age children. ...

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A New Latino Voice in Technology and Telecommunications

By Rosa Mendoza and Martin J Chávez  Today, we announce the launch of the Hispanic Technology and Telecommunications Partnership (HTTP).  This new beginning is an opportunity for optimism, vision, and collaboration as the nation’s leading Latino advocacy organizations forge their own path into the digital...

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Latinos Lead U.S. Smartphone Use

As featured on the Wall Street Journal By: Jeff Elder Latinos are adopting smartphones faster than other U.S. ethnic and racial groups, Nielsen says in a new report. The research firm says 72% of Latinos over 18 own smartphones, nearly 10 percentage points higher than...

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