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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

FCC Again Dish DE Bidding Credits for AWS-3; No $3.3B Repayment Needed

Dish Network still has de facto control over SNR Wireless and Northstar Wireless. The two designated entities remain ineligible for $3.3 billion in DE bidding credits they sought for licenses they won in the AWS-3 auction. They don't owe the…Subscribe to Read >>

Judge Signals Seeds of Possible AT&T/TW Settlement Might Fall on Rocky Ground

While the federal judge overseeing the AT&T/Time Warner antitrust trial last week signaled interest in the sides setting arbitration terms that differ from what TW’s Turner offered (see 1804040022), experts told us it’s doubtful DOJ will suddenly find itself amenable…Subscribe to Read >>

Emerging Space Businesses Seen Driving Need for Regulatory Changes

Rethinking how the FAA authorizes rocket launches and staying competitive internationally with nations increasingly becoming space regulation specialists are on the nation’s long to-do list to promote the growing private sector interest in space, regulatory experts said at a Nebraska…Subscribe to Read >>

Routes to Space Sustainability Discussed Against Smallsat Boom Backdrop

More willingness to name and shame bad actors and stronger international requirements that satellites be actively brought down from orbit after their missions expire instead of waiting for drag and gravity were suggested by space experts Tuesday at Secure World…Subscribe to Read >>

Satellite Sees Spectrum Challenges for WRC-19

Technology neutrality and convincing regulators about spectrum needs are among challenges the commercial satellite communications industry faces, satcom regulatory officials said at a University of Nebraska space law conference Friday. Lack of regulatory certainty for new space ventures was bemoaned.Subscribe to Read >>