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Biography for Matt Daneman

Matt Daneman, Senior Editor, covers pay TV, cable broadband, satellite, and video issues and the Federal Communications Commission for Communications Daily. He joined Warren Communications in 2015 after more than 15 years at the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, where he covered business among other issues. He also was a correspondent for USA Today. You can follow Daneman on Twitter: @mdaneman

Recent Articles by Matt Daneman

Most Communications Law Firms 'Resigned' to Telework for Now

While the FCC eyes sticking with telework at least through next June (see 2007240053), many law firms with communications practices tell us they're taking a wait-and-see stance with the pandemic, with no time frame for returning to their…Subscribe to Read >>

C-Band Earth Station Lump Sum Seen Falling From Some MVPDs' Favor

The clock started ticking Thursday for incumbent C-band fixed satellite service earth station operators to decide whether to take the lump sum for spectrum clearing transition costs. Some expect relatively few to take that option after the agency made…Subscribe to Read >>

Regulating Social Media Editorial Policies 1st Amendment 'Gibberish': O'Rielly

Amid talk of federal regulation of social media platforms' editorial privileges, FCC Commissioner Mike O'Rielly called it "First Amendment gibberish" to argue such regulation is pro-free speech. He spoke to the Media Institute Wednesday, also seeking less regulation of…Subscribe to Read >>

NANC Numbering Portability Directive Draws Dissent

A North American Numbering Council working group report on use of IP local routing numbers for nationwide number portability (NNP) drew fire Tuesday, with the FCC advisory group unable to get unanimous support for it and the focus on…Subscribe to Read >>

Charter/TWC/BHN Conditions Sunset Fans, Foes Make Cases

Backing Charter Communications' ask the FCC sunset two Time Warner Cable-Bright House Networks transaction conditions in May (see 2006180050) are free-market and small-government advocacy groups, swarms of local business groups and local elected officials. Opponents are primarily public…Subscribe to Read >>