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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

Ligado Recon Petitions Reiterate Objections; Company Faces Challenges

Ligado’s L-band license modification OK should have gone through a spectrum reallocation notice-and-comment process, with the final decision coming in an open commission meeting, some said in the petitions for reconsideration this week in docket 11-109. Others said any…Subscribe to Read >>

NGSO Processing Round Shows Big Plans From SpaceX, OneWeb

Non-geostationary orbit constellation operators put proposals for more than 80,000 satellites before the FCC International Bureau, in NGSO fixed satellite service processing round applications submitted Tuesday (see 2003240059). It was driven by OneWeb, Kuiper and New Spectrum Satellite…Subscribe to Read >>

Intelsat, SES, Telesat Pick Faster C-Band Clearing; Others Seen Doing Same

Intelsat, SES and Telesat committed to clear the C band on the FCC's incentivized accelerated timeline days before the deadline. SES said it's also filing a petition for review and notice of appeal in federal court to protect itself…Subscribe to Read >>

FCC Ligado Plan Gets Recon Petitions; Thune Backs Company's OK

Several petitions for reconsideration of the FCC's Ligado L-band plan approval were filed, as expected, (see 2004200039). The company's backers told us the likely audience is Capitol Hill, with the aim of trying to generate interest…Subscribe to Read >>

Smaller Providers See KAC Costs Mounting, Don't Expect 2nd Re-Up

Many small and mid-sized broadband and voice providers quickly signed up for the Keep Americans Connected pledge extension (see 2005140063). Now, some said in interviews, expenses associated with KAC could start to become serious if it goes beyond…Subscribe to Read >>