GVNW News Feed – Telecom/Broadband Industry
Just So You Know
As a follow up to our notice on March 11, 2020 regarding the FCC’s Supply Chain Data Collection, the FCC issued a Public Notice on April 2, 2020 extending the filing deadline to May 22, 2020. Please contact your consultant or Steve Gatto...
Another important reminder that the annual HUBB filing deadline for locations deployed in 2019 is March 2, 2020. This HUBB deadline for 2019 deployed locations applies to carriers receiving the following support: ACAM, Revised ACAM, and ACAM II CAF-Broadband Loop...
Today, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") released its Rural Digital Opportunity Fund ("RDOF") Order that was approved on January 30, 2020. The RDOF will provide for a new two-stage support mechanism using competitive bidding similar to the CAF Phase...
High Cost Universal Broadband (HUBB) Reporting Deadline An important reminder that the annual HUBB filing deadline is March 2, 2020. Note that even if you do not have any locations to upload, you are still required to log in and certify. Please contact your...
High Cost Universal Broadband (HUBB) Reporting CORRECTION As a follow up to the “Just So You Know” that was released yesterday, January 14, 2020, we have confirmed with the FCC that 2019 Deployment data must be filed in the HUBB by March 1, 2020 for carriers who...
Current or Pending Telecom Industry Issues
THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION APPROVED AN ORDER THAT ESTABLISHES A RURAL DIGITAL OPPORTUNITY FUND THAT WILL PROVIDE A SUPPORT MECHANISM THAT WILL BUILD UPON THE SUCCESS OF THE CAF PHASE II AUCTION
G-Point 19-05: FCC Issues Order Modifying Performance Measurement Testing Requirements and Schedule to Meet Testing & Reporting Requirements
The Federal Communications Commission (“Commission”) adopted an Order that modified its previous order on Performance Measurement Testing and set a new timeline for carriers to perform the required testing and then to report the results. The Order can be viewed online...
G-Point 19-04: FCC Adopts Order Updating Intercarrier Compensation Regime to Eliminate Access Arbitrage
The Federal Communications Commission (“Commission”) adopted an Order with new rules aimed at eliminating the financial incentives for intermediate access providers and access- stimulating LECs to increase tandem switching and transport charges by inefficiently...
USAC PROVIDES NOTICE THAT CARRIERS REMAINING ON LEGACY SUPPORT MUST MAKE A SELECTION REGARDING THEIR CAF BLS METHODOLOGY BUILD-OUT REQUIREMENTS On August 26, 2019, USAC provided notice via email to all carriers that are remaining on Legacy CAF BLS support that they...
Industry Resources / Links
For your convenience, we have links to the home pages for each state, regional and national association, as well as each state public utility. You can also click HERE for the FCC home page. Please open a toggle below to access the links.
Regional & National Associations
State Telecom Associations
State Public Utilities
GVNW – Midwest Division
2270 La Montana Way
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
2930 Montvale Drive
Springfield, IL 62704
GVNW – Southwest Division
1836 Junction Highway
Kerrville, TX 78028
GVNW – Western Division
8050 SW Warm Springs Street
Tualatin, OR 97062
Vantage Point Solutions
2211 N. Minnesota Street
Mitchell, SD 57301