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Vantage Point and GVNW Consulting Announce Merger

February 12, 2020

Two industry leaders combine nearly 70 years of experience, more than 350 staff, and 7 office locations. Vantage Point Solutions and GVNW Consulting are pleased to announce their merger. The two companies combine nearly 70 years of experience, more than 350 staff, and 7 office locations. “GVNW’s leadership and experience has been an asset to…

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RDOF Update 2-7-20: FCC Releases RDOF Order

February 7, 2020

Feb. 7, 2020: FCC Releases RDOF Order The FCC has just released the Report and Order previously approved at the January 30 open meeting; the full document is linked here. The Vantage Point Consulting and Engineering teams are actively reviewing this Order for any significant changes, surprises, or declarations. If you wish to receive a…

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RDOF Update 2-5-20: What’s Happening Now?

February 5, 2020

RDOF: What’s Happening Now? Vantage Point has fielded several inquiries about the status of RDOF since the FCC’s January 30 meeting. Here we are providing an update about what is happening now, what to expect next, and what steps you can be taking at this time. What’s happening now Last week the FCC voted to…

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Warren Vande Stadt Announces Retirement

February 3, 2020

Thank you for 17+ inspiring years, Warren! Warren Vande Stadt has announced his intention to retire on February 14, 2020. Warren has worked in the wireless industry for more than 40 years, with the last 17+ years at Vantage Point Solutions. During his time in the industry, Warren has seen tremendous change from vacuum tube…

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Geolocation Data due March 2

January 13, 2020

Geolocation data for locations built in 2019 are due on March 2. This deadline applies to companies with these funding obligations: CAF Phase II A-CAM, Revised A-CAM I, and A-CAM II CAF BLS Rural Broadband Experiments (RBE) Alaska Plan You may be missing locations. Carriers who may have already collected location information through a process other…

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VPS Congratulates Eric Rajchel

January 7, 2020

Congratulations, Eric! The Vantage Point team is thrilled to congratulate Eric Rajchel, of our Engineering team, on successfully passing his Professional Engineering exam. Eric has worked diligently under the mentorship of fellow Vantage Point P.E.s since graduating from South Dakota State University in 2016. During this time he has specialized in aerial engineering, co-authoring a…

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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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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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