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HTTP’s Response to Critics

The Hispanic Technology and Telecommunications Partnership (HTTP) is the leading voice and advocate for the Latino community as a coalition of Latino serving organizations. According to Census numbers, the population of Latinos in the United States is approaching 60 million. By 2060, the Census estimates...

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HTTP Statement on Lifeline

With the recent change of the guard at Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the appointment of Chairman Pai, HTTP is hopeful that beneficial programs such as Lifeline will continue to be supported and modernized, as needed, to meet the ever-growing demand for broadband access. These...

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All Americans should be counted

By Rosa Mendoza, HTTP Executive Director The census might not come to mind immediately when thinking about the many important topics that the Hispanic Technology and Telecommunications Partnership (HTTP) follows and advocates for on behalf of the Latino community. The Director of the US Census...

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Programs that can help low-income families

By Rosa Mendoza Davila, HTTP Executive Director The Hispanic Technology and Telecommunications Partnership (HTTP) is pleased to learn that Charter Communications is launching a low-cost broadband option for low-income families and seniors called Spectrum Internet Assist. These two segments of the U.S. population are routinely...

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HTTP’s statement regarding 2016 election results

The economy. Healthcare reform. Foreign policy. Tax plans. Immigration. These were some of the central issues for the 2016 presidential election platforms. One issue we did not hear much about, which is a major factor for the continued economic growth of our country, is access...

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HTTP statement on the FCC’s delay of set-top box vote

HTTP is pleased with the FCC’s decision to postpone its vote on the revised Set-Top Box Proposal which—as we have stated—would radically alter the way consumers find and view subscription-based television content. We especially commend Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel for bringing measured scrutiny to the proposed...

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