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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

NGSO Reg Fee Subcategories Unchallenged -- for Now

The FCC got pushback from some satellite operators for creating different subcategories of non-geostationary orbit (NGSO) regulatory fees, with different fee amounts. Any challenge to that aspect of the FY 2021 regulatory fee order adopted late last month (see 2108270072)…Subscribe to Read >>

Some Space Trends Raise Spectrum Sharing Concerns

The satellite megaconstellation boom and growing use of small satellites won't present undue spectrum coordination challenges, though other emerging space applications could pose bigger potential problems, said Alexandre Vallet, ITU Radiocommunication Bureau's Space Services Department chief. “We may have to…Subscribe to Read >>

Slow Pace on International Space Rule Development Criticized

The world is moving too slowly on international rules and standards to tackle the non-geostationary orbit (NGSO) satellite boom, space law experts said Tuesday at the Satellite 2021 conference and trade show. Work toward such a legal regulatory regime should…Subscribe to Read >>

Locast Goes Dark Even as Court Appeal Likely

Streaming service Locast went dark Thursday following U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York finding it violated the copyright of local stations whose content it carried without consent. Locast ally Mitch Stoltz, Electronic Freedom Forum (EFF) senior…Subscribe to Read >>

C-Band Clearing Reimbursements to Start as Soon as October

The C-band relocation payment clearinghouse anticipates reimbursement payments starting to flow by mid-October to satellite and earth station operators clearing the band for terrestrial 5G use. It started accepting claims submissions last week through its online Coupa portal (see 2108170060)…Subscribe to Read >>