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VPS Introduces RDOF Concierge Prep Service

October 23, 2019

The Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) reverse auction, a $20.4 Billion broadband funding opportunity, will require substantial advance preparation for interested participants. Vantage Point Solutions is pleased to introduce the RDOF Concierge Prep Service, a package of information and services for broadband providers interested in the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund reverse auction. The Rural Digital…

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Memo: FCC Proposes Changes to Performance Testing Requirements

October 9, 2019

Order on Reconsideration to be considered at October 25th Open Commission Meeting. On October 4, 2019 the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) issued an Order on Reconsideration regarding Measuring CAF Recipients’ Broadband Performance (the requirement commonly referred to as “CAF Performance Testing” or “Performance Testing”) that clarifies and modifies certain portions and parameters of the Performance…

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Memo: Auction 105 & Part 96 Transition – 3.5 GHz

October 8, 2019

FCC Seeks Comment on Bidding Procedures for 3.5 GHz Auction 105. Comment Date: October 28, 2019 Reply Comment Date: November 12, 2019 On September 26, 2019, the FCC adopted the public notice seeking comment on  proposed competitive bidding procedures for the auction of the Priority Access Licenses (PALs) within the 3550-3650 MHz portion of the…

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Julie Darrington joins Vantage Point Solutions as Vice President of Consulting

April 3, 2019

Vantage Point Solutions is pleased to announce Julie Darrington has joined the Vantage Point team as Vice President of Consulting. Darrington, previously a Vice President at CenturyLink, brings over 25 years of experience to Vantage Point. She began her duties April 1. The role was previously held by Rep. Dusty Johnson, who was elected to…

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Mikaela Burma, JD, joins Vantage Point as Manager of Legal & Regulatory

March 27, 2019

Vantage Point Solutions is pleased to announce the hiring of Mikaela Burma, JD, who has joined the Vantage Point team as Manager of Legal and Regulatory. Burma assumed her duties March 18, assisting VPS telecom and broadband clients with regulatory and legal matters. “Mikaela has great legal skills in contract drafting and review, negotiations, great…

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Ginny Gardea Elected to Montana Telecommunications Association Board

December 6, 2018

Vantage Point Solutions is proud to share that Ginny Gardea, Director of Customer Relations, has been elected to the Montana Telecommunications Association Board as an Associate Member Director. “I am so pleased at this honor,” Gardea says. “The companies in Montana have a hard job of connecting some of the most rural parts of America….

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Karl Hochmuth joins Vantage Point as Director of Customer Relations

December 4, 2018

Vantage Point Solutions is pleased to announce the hiring of Karl Hochmuth, who has joined the Vantage Point team as Director of Customer Relations. Hochmuth will work remotely from his office in Cannon Falls, Minnesota, assisting telecom and broadband companies across the Midwest. “I’m really excited to work with the team at Vantage Point, helping…

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Consulting, Memos

Memo: Overview of Circulated FCC Order

November 27, 2018

Connect America Fund – Report and Order, FNPRM and Order on Reconsideration – WC Docket 10-90 The Federal Communications Commission (“Commission”) has released for circulation a draft Report and Order, Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Order on Reconsideration on the Connect America Fund (“FCC November 2018 Draft Order and NPRM”) in response to the…

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Memo: Lower 700 MHz Deadlines Approaching

November 20, 2018

Attention: WY – 700 MHz Lower Band (Blocks A, B, and E) License Holders and WZ – 700 MHz Lower Band (Blocks C and D) License Holders   The End of License Term Construction deadlines for both WY and WZ license holders are coming due in June of 2019. Please note also that leased spectrum may have…

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Vantage Point Congratulates Dusty Johnson for Election Win

November 7, 2018

Dusty Johnson has served as the Vice President of Consulting at Vantage Point since 2014. MITCHELL, SD (November 7, 2018) – Last night, Dusty Johnson was elected to serve as South Dakota’s lone Representative in the U.S. House. He will thus be leaving his position as the Vice President of Consulting at Vantage Point Solutions,…

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