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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

10G Standards, Network Field Tests Expected This Year

Expect this year to bring finalization of 10G standards and the first field tests by cable ISPs of 10G network technology, industry executives said in recent interviews. Modem companies are awaiting those DOCSIS 4.0 standards and those field trials…Subscribe to Read >>

Dish Called Serious on Wireless; Video Prospects Seen as Shakier

Whether Dish Network can keep going its Q3 video subscriber-loss rebound remains to be seen. CEO Erik Carlson called the 66,000 decline in direct broadcast satellite subscribers "notable progress." Wall Street was less bullish but saw Dish as increasingly…Subscribe to Read >>

Viacom/CBS, Seeking 'Fair Value' for Content, Seen Driving Higher Fees

Viacom, CBS and those worried about their long-expected combination (see 1908130039) foresee more retransmission and affiliate fee pressures. The combined company will have 22 percent of U.S. TV viewership, and will look to greatly beef up its affiliate…Subscribe to Read >>

Home Broadband Gear Continues to Surpass Energy Efficiency Standards

Residential broadband small-network equipment is inching ever closer to universally meeting energy efficiency standards in the 2015 voluntary agreement set up by NCTA and CTA (see 1506260038). The two pointed Monday to the latest annual report showing…Subscribe to Read >>

Dish/T-Mobile Network Interoperability Important but Not Considered Big Challenge

Dish Network thinks seamless interoperability between its 5G network and New T-Mobile's LTE network is a big need for its wireless network business plans. And achieving that won't be very difficult, though business competition issues might be heavy lifting…Subscribe to Read >>