By: Mark Kennet, Senior Consultant on behalf of CostQuest Associates Introduction In this paper, we describe the BEAD funding mechanism and its assignment to States and propose an economically theoretically […]
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CostQuest Associates (CQA) is a broadband consulting firm specializing in economic cost modeling, broadband planning, mapping, government advisory, network valuation, appraisal services, and developing GIS (Geographic Information System) data for the broadband ecosystem. Through deep analytical approaches and a wealth of expertise on hand, CostQuest blends real-world engineering principles, regulatory knowledge, economics, and data science, to solve complex broadband challenges and create effective solutions that enable broadband professionals and governments to reach their goals and succeed.
CostQuest is contracted by the FCC to deliver a Broadband Serviceable Location Fabric (FCC Fabric) dataset, to provide the foundational location data to support the FCC’s Broadband Data Collection process and National Broadband Map.
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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 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.
By: CostQuest’s Valuation & Appraisal team, Alfonso Porras and Tom Coffey, with contributions from Hailey Farrow and Zac Byrd Telecom network valuations are intricate due to the complex factors related […]
By: Mike Wilson, with contributions from Hailey Farrow on behalf of CostQuest Associates. About the 5G Fund for Rural America The 5G Fund for Rural America (5G Fund) is one […]
By: Zac Byrd, Hailey Farrow, and CostQuest’s Consulting Services Team on behalf of CostQuest Associates In the dynamic realm of telecommunications, deploying broadband infrastructure entails strategic foresight, gathering copious amounts […]
By: Zac Byrd, Marketing Associate, and Hailey Farrow, Marketing Manager, with contributions from Mike Wilson, VP, and Richard Rousselot, Senior Consultant, on behalf of CostQuest Associates In a landscape where […]
By: Zac Byrd, Marketing Associate & Hailey Farrow, Marketing Manager, on behalf of CostQuest Associates What is the new Enhanced A-CAM program? The Enhanced Alternative Connect America Model (Enhanced A-CAM) is […]