What we do

CostQuest Associates (CQA) is a broadband consulting firm, data, and SaaS application provider. Our team specializes in economic cost modeling, broadband planning, mapping, government advisory, network valuation services, and developing GIS (Geographic Information System) data and SaaS applications for the broadband ecosystem.

CostQuest is contracted by the FCC and NTIA to deliver the National Broadband Serviceable Location Fabric dataset, to support federal programs such as the Broadband Data Collection (BDC), the Broadband, Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD), and other federal broadband programs available today and in the future.

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CostQuest’s BroadbandFabric Data Suites

Using CostQuest’s core Broadband Serviceable Location data, tied directly to federal initiatives such as the FCC’s BDC and NTIA’s BEAD programs, CostQuest created the BroadbandFabric Data Suites – Geographic Information System (GIS) location datasets at the coordinate/address-level, that come with insightful broadband-specific data attributes per location. Data attributes include BDC service availability data, addresses, building type, federally funded areas, cost to serve, competition, demographics, and MORE.

Who we are

CostQuest Associates (CQA) has long led the broadband consulting industry in the knowledge of costs, economics, network modeling, valuation, appraisal, mapping, and regulation services. Our team is now blending its extensive broadband knowledge with data science to develop the most precise data and SaaS applications to support business and policy decisions for broadband initiatives. The love of the challenge and commitment to precision makes us who we are. We work to get it right.

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CostQuest Announces Transition to Employee-Owned Company

By: CostQuest’s Communications Team on behalf of CostQuest Associates.  Cincinnati and Seattle – CostQuest Associates (CQA) proudly announces its transition from a partner-owned to an employee-owned company, signifying its commitment […]

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CostQuest Announces Commsoft as a Solution Partner

CostQuest Associates is pleased to announce a new solution partnership with Commsoft, an innovative provider of telecom-focused software solutions and services. CostQuest’s BroadbandFabric location and enhanced data layers are now […]


How to Assess Markets for Fiber Expansion  

By: Richard Rousselot, Senior Director, Custom Solutions with contributions from Hailey Farrow, Marketing Manager, on behalf of CostQuest Associates. This analysis will cover at a high level how to start […]

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