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HTTP files comments with FCC on set-top box proposal

April 4, 2016   The Honorable Thomas Wheeler Chairman Federal Communications Commission 445 12th Street SW Washington, DC 20554   Dear Chairman Wheeler, The Hispanic Technology and Telecommunications Partnership (HTTP) writes to express our deep concern with the Commission’s proposal to regulate set-top boxes. We...

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Sometimes the Best Things in Life Really Are Free

By Scott Bergmann, CTIA Ever dial a toll-free number? Or purchase an item online with free shipping? I’m sure you have. And each time, you’re benefiting from a form of what some advocates call “zero rating” – in other words, free services that provide consumers...

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HTTP Statement on Permanent Ban on Internet Access Taxes

This Hispanic Technology and Telecommunications Partnership applauds the United States Senate for its leadership and commitment in passing legislation that permanently bans taxes on Internet access. Since enacted in 1998 under President Clinton, the Internet Tax Freedom Act has kept a moratorium on taxation of...

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¡Feliz Cumpleaños, Telecom Act!

By Rosa Mendoza This week marks the 20th year since President Bill Clinton signed the 1996 Telecommunications Act into law. This forward-thinking act was first introduced during the rotary phone era as the Telecommunications Act of 1934, which was later updated when the Internet was in...

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Opposition to FCC Chairman Wheeler’s Set-Top Box Plan Grows:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 4, 2016 Contact: Press@FutureOfTV.com (202) 748-5353   Opposition to FCC Chairman Wheeler’s Set-Top Box Plan Grows: 14 Latino Organizations Join the Future of TV Coalition  (Washington, D.C.) –Fourteen leading Latino advocacy organizations, television networks, and content producers announced today that they...

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Smart Cities, Smart Policies and the Latino Community

By Rosa Mendoza, HTTP Executive Director Everything is smart, from our appliances and phones to our cars. New cars can park themselves and sense cars and pedestrians to avoid accidents. New tablets respond to the pressure of the user’s touch and our phones can share...

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