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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

TMT CEO Compensation Saw 44% Jump in 2021

The heads of the biggest publicly traded U.S. telecom, media and tech (TMT) companies averaged 44% increases in their compensation packages between 2020 and 2021, per our analysis of their FY 2022 proxy filings with the SEC. The average compensation…Subscribe to Read >>

BIAS Seen Struggling Through Maze of Distinct Grant Programs

Multistate broadband internet access service (BIAS) providers are facing challenges navigating the federal and state grant processes for the growing array of digital divide grant and subsidy programs, though some foresee that forest getting easier to navigate. We were told…Subscribe to Read >>

States Doing Limited 988 Public Awareness Promotion for Now

Citing guidance from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, multiple states told us they won't widely promote use of 988 as a way to access the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline even after the July 16 deadline for…Subscribe to Read >>

PNT Advisory Board Urged to Push for Spectrum Management, Ligado Changes

The U.S. federal spectrum governance system needs revamping, GPS advocates were told at Wednesday's Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) Advisory Board meeting in Annapolis, Maryland. Bradford Parkinson, board vice chairman and frequent critic of the FCC's Ligado approval (see 1801170028)…Subscribe to Read >>

Cable Challenged by Fewer People Moving, Chilling Subs Adds

Fewer Americans are moving, creating broadband woes for big cable, said three cable providers in their quarterly earnings reports. Charter Communications and Alitice cited fewer people moving as a big challenge for adding subscribers. Comcast also pointed last week to…Subscribe to Read >>