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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

DOD Criticizing Ligado Plans, but Company Sees Spectrum Grab

DOD has been raising issues behind the scenes with the FCC to avoid technical or legal review of its arguments against Ligado's license modification applications, and its opposition isn't grounded in data in the docket, said the company in…Subscribe to Read >>

VoIP Symmetry and Cable Lineup Change Notifications Are Among FCC's December Items

A declaratory ruling interpreting the so-called VoIP symmetry rule, a modification of licensing for noncommercial educational full-service FM and full-power noncommercial educational (NCE) TV and low-power FM broadcast stations, and a proposal to change the deadline for when cable…Subscribe to Read >>

988 Suicide Hotline NPRM to Be on December Agenda

The Dec. 12 FCC agenda will include an NPRM on designating 988 as a national three-digit suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline. A draft NPRM announced Tuesday tees up several issues, including network configurations, Chairman Ajit Pai…Subscribe to Read >>

Privacy, Net Neutrality Legislation Could Break Political Logjam, Comcast's Cohen Says

Federal legislation on privacy and net neutrality could be the common ground that helps break the balkanization and incivility endemic in politics, Comcast Chief Diversity Officer David Cohen told a Media Institute event Thursday. The rapid pace of technological…Subscribe to Read >>

More Complex Spectrum Auctions, More Sharing in the Cards, FCC's McHenry Says

Beyond whatever steps the FCC takes to open up the C band to other uses, spectrum issues will become more complicated and challenging, and incentive mechanisms are needed for incumbents, said Office of Economics and Analytics acting Chief Giulia…Subscribe to Read >>