Shentel MIMO Trial Yields Up to 5x Wireless Bandwidth Boost

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A new technology known as massive MIMO has the potential to help urban and rural wireless carriers substantially improve the performance of current mobile infrastructure through an antenna change. In a recent Shentel MIMO trial in Woodstock, Va, the regional wireless carrier saw massive MIMO...Learn More

2016: A Big Year for Telecom M&A

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The past year was a big one for telecom M&A. Telecompetitor covered more than two dozen mergers and acquisitions in 2016 and they involved numerous facets of the industry. Here’s a summary of key trends and how they are reshaping the communications service provider playing...Learn More

Shentel Completes nTelos Acquisition

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Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel) today announced it has completed its acquisition of nTelos Holdings Corporation (nTelos), a provider of wireless communications services in portions of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Kentucky. Shentel is a local company that operates as a Sprint...Learn More

Colane Cable TV Acquisition is Latest Rural Broadband Consolidation Move by Shentel

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A Colane Cable TV acquisition by West Virginia based Shentel comes on the heels of a major wireless acquisition by the growing rural broadband provider. Colane Cable TV  is a cable company offering a triple play bundle to several West Virginia communities. Shentel is a...Learn More

Shentel Selects Ciena to Expand 4G Mobile Backhaul Network

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Ciena® Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN), the network specialist, today announced that Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (“Shentel”) (NASDAQ: SHEN), a leading regional U.S. telecommunications service provider, has deployed Ciena’s packet networking, unified management and Service Level Agreements (SLA) portal solutions to support its expanding Fiber-to-the-Tower (FTTT) and mobile...Learn More

Shentel Continues Rural Cable Acquisition

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Shentel, the Edinburg, Va. Based rural telco holding company, announced the acquisition of cable assets from Suddenlink. The acquisition is for cable systems serving the communities of Salem, West Virginia and Oakland, Maryland and includes 7,000 home passings. Financial terms were not disclosed. The move...Learn More

Shentel to Offer Prepaid Wireless

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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...Learn More

Shentel to Buy Jet Broadband

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Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel), an Edinburg, Virginia based holding company of wireless, telecom, and cable properties, has agreed to buy Jet Broadband for $148 million. Jet Broadband is a rural cable MSO with operations in Virginia and West Virginia. The acquisition fits in nicely with...Learn More

Shentel Reports 2Q09 Results

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Shenandoah Telecommunications’ net income dropped 15% year-over-year to $6.8 million on  revenue 11% higher at $40.1 million, the company reported last week. A growing PCS subscriber base–up 9% year-to-year–average billing per PCS subscriber and the contribution of newly acquired cable operations drove revenue and operating...Learn More

Shentel to Buy North River Telephone

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EDINBURG, Va., March 25, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ — Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel) (Nasdaq: SHEN) today announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of the North River Telephone Cooperative in Mount Solon, Virginia. North River has approximately 1,000 access...Learn More

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