EDINBURG, Va., July 8, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ — Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel) (Nasdaq: SHEN) announced today that its wireless subsidiary, Shenandoah Personal Communications Company, a Sprint PCS Affiliate of Sprint Nextel, has signed an amendment to the current contract with Sprint Nextel to allow Shentel to sell Virgin Mobile and Boost prepaid wireless services.

Effective on July 11, 2010, Virgin Mobile and Boost prepaid products and services will be available in the Shentel wireless service area through Sprint stores operated by Shentel and hundreds of other locations. Shentel’s Sprint Nextel customer count will now include approximately 50,000 current Virgin Mobile customers in the Shentel wireless service area, as well as future Virgin Mobile and Boost customers served on 1900 MHz within Shentel’s wireless service area. Customers will not experience a change in services as a result of this agreement.

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