Data, mapping, and modeling for the communications industry
Datasets and custom models to help you make decisions about communications or utilities infrastructure.
We blend real-world engineering principles, telecommunications regulatory knowledge, and geospatial expertise to create targeted solutions for public and private sectors.
Who We Are
CostQuest Associates (CQA) is a leader in the communications industry in knowledge of costs, network modeling, telecommunications economics, and regulation. CQA has now blended communications knowledge with data science, to develop the most accurate data to support business decisions and policy related to broadband deployment.
Who We Work With
History of Broadband Mapping
The history of broadband mapping is just a blip on the telecommunications timeline, but it’s an important one to explore. With advancements in data over time, Broadband Mapping continues to […]
National RCN & RCNLD Models
Clients: AT&T, Verizon, Frontier Staff: Luis Rodriguez, Charlie Burkhardt, Bob Garringer Model: CostQuest RCN Model CostQuest provides Valuation and Appraisal support using widely accepted appraisal methods, including cost, sales, and income-based analysis. […]
CQA President Testifies on Broadband Mapping
In a pivotal discussion about the future of broadband mapping, CQA President/CEO, Jim Stegeman was called on as an industry expert. Stegeman and others discuss potential ways to improve the accuracy of publicly available coverage maps through location-based and polygon-based reporting. The now passed Broadband DATA Act was an important topic.
RDOF Location Counts Explained
Introduction to Location Counts RDOF Phase I recipients will need to meet build-out obligations by serving the locations in areas where they were awarded funds. However, the counts of those […]