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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

Extra Time Given for Net Neutrality Comments Refresh; Some Seek More

Backers of extra filing time to comment on public safety aspects of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit’s Mozilla v. FCC net neutrality decision applauded the agency's 21-day extension announcement Wednesday (see…Subscribe to Read >>

FCC Seen Unlikely to Ask Edge Providers to Throttle Bit Rates in COVID-19 Crisis

The FCC has been pleased to see industry take-up of its "keep Americans connected" pledge and its push to expand low-income offerings, and doesn't anticipate asking edge providers to throttle their streaming video quality to ensure adequate data network…Subscribe to Read >>

Usage Rocketing, Home Broadband Weathers Pandemic-Induced Demand -- for Now

The massive shift of workers and students to their homes due to COVID-19 is gobbling up data transmission availability and challenging employers with their networks optimized for an in-office workforce, network and data experts said in interviews last week…Subscribe to Read >>

Virus-Related Regulatory Review Changes Not Seen Having Big Impact on M&A

Regulatory reviews of mergers and acquisitions aren't expected to face major COVID-19-related slowdowns despite FTC suspension of early terminations (see 2003130075) or DOJ Antitrust Division announcing it will seek extra time to complete its review work…Subscribe to Read >>

FTC Puts Big Tech M&A Under Microscope; Some See Enforcement Steps

A set of FTC Act Section 6(b) orders to Alphabet/Google, Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft aren't a warning to big tech, though the agency could start a criminal investigation if it finds something problematic in its analysis of their…Subscribe to Read >>