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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...Read More >

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...Read More >

On June 19, 2018 the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted procedures to meet the increased demand for funding from the Rural Health Care (RHC) Program. The RHC program promotes health care delivery and telemedicine in rural America. In the last five years telehealth technology has advanced and became more prevalent in rural areas. The RHC...Read More >

The FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau (WCB) has established a uniform framework for testing the speed and latency performance for recipients of high-cost universal service support who serve fixed locations. Testing results will be submitted as a part of carriers’ annual compliance certifications. Failure to comply with the established Network testing rules and the required service...Read More >

Published September 2017 Not all broadband services are created equal. The usefulness of a broadband service is determined by how well online applications work or whether they work at all. The quality of the broadband connection can be measured by certain “standards” which include speed, latency, monthly capacity, reliability and scalability. When a broadband service does not...Read More >

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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...Read More >

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...Read More >

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....Read More >

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...Read More >

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,...Read More >

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