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  • Jeff Clancy joins Vantage Point Solutions

    Clancy brings decades of industry and corporate legal experience to the Vantage Point Consulting team. Vantage Point Solutions is pleased to announce the hiring of Jeff Clancy, who has joined the Vantage Point team as Manager of Regulatory & Legal in the Consulting department. Clancy previously represented clients in a …Read More >
  • Vantage Point Recognized for Industry Impact

    Calix announced the honor at their annual ConneXions event. Vantage Point was honored to receive the Partner Impact Award from Calix at the annual ConneXions event, October 2022. The award recognizes Vantage Point’s “substantial positive impact on customers and the industry,” according to a Calix release. The award also notes …Read More >
  • Vantage Point Congratulates Leigh Boulware on CRCM

    Vantage Point Solutions is thrilled to congratulate Leigh Boulware, of our Banking Division, on earning the designation of Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager from the American Bankers Association. Leigh is a key member of Vantage Point’s Banking division where she works with banks and credit unions across the country on their …Read More >

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  • Memo: ACP Year-End Updates and Reminders

    Recent updates and reminders for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) transitioned to the ACP in January 2022. Since inception, the program has enrolled over 14.9 million households. Unfortunately, there is still a digital divide and gap between those who are eligible and those receiving the …Read More >
  • Memo: FCC Issues Report, Order, and FNPRM on Broadband Consumer Labels

    ISPs Required to Display Broadband “Nutrition” Labels. In the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) Report and Order dated November 17, 2022, the FCC adopts rules requiring broadband Internet service providers (“ISPs”) to display certain information regarding their Internet access service plans. In 2021, President Biden signed into law the Infrastructure Investment …Read More >
  • Memo: Broadband Map will be available Friday

    The pre-production draft of the new broadband map will be available on November 18, 2022. On November 18th, the FCC will be making available the pre-production draft broadband map (Broadband Map) depicting Broadband Serviceable Location (BSL) availability as of June 30, 2022. The availability information will reflect the maximum advertised …Read More >
  • Memo: USDA Begins to Release ReConnect Round 4 Application Public Notice Filings

    The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has started to release Public Notice Filings (PNFs) on the recently submitted ReConnect Round 4 applications. As in previous ReConnect Funding Rounds, once a PNF is released, there is a 45-day response window allowing broadband providers the opportunity to challenge Proposed Funded Service …Read More >
  • Memo: New Broadband Map will be released November 18, 2022

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced the pre-production draft of the new broadband map will be available on November 18, 2022. Additional information is available in the News Release. The pre-production map is the first release of the map required by the Broadband DATA Act. The broadband availability will be …Read More >
  • Preparing for Grant & Loan Programs

    Building a broadband network requires a considerable amount of planning and analysis. To be successful, a broadband network must be able to meet customers’ demands both today and into the future. Long-term capital investments such as this can therefore be risky ventures for the broadband provider and their funding partners. …Read More >
  • Memo: Broadband Data Collection Fabric Bulk Challenge Process

    All Internet Service Providers (ISPs) were required to complete the Broadband Data Collection (BDC) by September 1, 2022. The filing required ISPs to identify Broadband Serviceable Locations (BSLs) from the Fabric, a common dataset of all locations developed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) vendor CostQuest. The Fabric was developed …Read More >
  • Cybersecurity in the Age of Zeppelin

  • Memo: PSHSB Counsels EAS Participants to Take Immediate Actions to Safeguard Devices

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued an advisory on August 1, 2022, concerning a potential vulnerability in certain Emergency Alert System (EAS) encoder/decoder devices that have not been updated to most recent software versions. It is FEMA’s observation that unauthorized actors could issue false alerts over Internet-accessible EAS infrastructure, …Read More >
  • Memo: USDA Officially Releases Details on the 4th Round of ReConnect

    The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released the highly anticipated details for the fourth (4th) round of funding for the ReConnect Program. The ReConnect Program will provide up to $1.15B in loan and grant funding to assist with building broadband infrastructure in areas of America lacking sufficient access …Read More >