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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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Telehealth Budget Increase: $571 Million Rural Health Care Program Cap

August 21, 2018

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…

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Vantage Point Solutions Celebrates Office Expansion

July 17, 2018

The 25,000 square foot office addition nearly doubles the size of the company’s headquarters. Vantage Point Solutions announces the completion of their 25,000 square-foot office expansion. A grand opening was held on July 10, featuring South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard. “This is the best kind of economic development,” Governor Daugaard commented about the employee growth….

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VPS Whitepaper: Satellite Broadband Remains Inferior to Wireline Broadband

February 17, 2018

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…

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Vantage Point exceeds $1.4 Billion in Loan and Grant Funding for Clients

February 5, 2018

With success in NY Grant program, Vantage Point exceeds $1.4 billion in broadband financing secured for clients. $1.4 billion, with a B. That’s the milestone recently crossed by Vantage Point Solutions measuring the loan and grant financing they have secured for clients. In the New NY Broadband Grant Program’s Phase 3 grants, announced January 31,…

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Vantage Point files Comments re: 3.5 GHz Band with the FCC

January 2, 2018

Vantage Point Solutions recently filed comments in response to the FCC’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking comment on several contemplated changes to its rules governing Priority Access Licenses (PALs) that are to be issued in 3550-3700 MHz band (3.5 GHz Band). Comments summary: Among the many proposed changes for which comment is being sought, the…

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FCC Removes $300 Million worth of Census Block Groups from CAF II Auction

December 19, 2017

The Wireline Competition Bureau (WCB) has just released the final list of CAF II eligible areas, as well as the reserve price for each block group for the upcoming CAF II Auction. VPSs initial analysis indicates a nationwide decrease in the CAF II reserve price of $323 million or 34%. In total 42 states saw…

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Vantage Point Files CAF II Comments with the FCC

September 19, 2017

On Monday, September 18, Vantage Point Solutions filed comments with the FCC on the upcoming CAF II auction rules. This auction will be one of the most complex auctions in the history of humankind, and shaping the rules of the process is critical to ensuring reasonable, well-developed, and effective procedures. To that end, there are…

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Ginny Gardea joins Vantage Point as Director of Customer Relations

September 13, 2017

Vantage Point Solutions is pleased to announce the hiring of Ginny Gardea, who will join the Vantage Point team as Director of Customer Relations. Gardea will work remotely from Canby, Oregon, assisting telecom and broadband companies in the Western region of the United States. “I was drawn to Vantage Point by the company’s industry leadership…

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NTCA and VPS Reply to WISPA Ex Parte, WC 10-90

September 7, 2017

Vantage Point Solutions and NTCA jointly filed an Ex Parte challenging a WISPA filing seeking to relax the reporting requirements when proving 100% overlap. The Ex Parte argues against this, suggesting that the filing requirements be similar to what the FCC used for the lower 700 MHz benchmark filings. Read the full Ex Parte here.

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