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Shentel closes $640M nTelos acquisition, commits $350M to upgrade to LTE

Sprint wholesale partner Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel) closed on its acquisition of nTelos and said it will invest $350 million to upgrade to LTE and build out its network.

Shentel grows wireless revenues to $3.8M as prepaid users buy more expensive services

Sprint wholesale partner Shenandoah Communications posted $13.9 million in net income in the first quarter, marking a year-over-year increase of 35 percent. But its cable and wireline business drove the lion's share of its revenues.

Shentel fiber sales drive to $10M as E-Rate, tower business rise

Shentel's wireline network success in the first quarter, which contributed to the provider's net income rise of 35 percent year over year to $13.9 million, was driven by fiber sales to schools via the FCC's E-Rate program and to wireless operators in its region.

Sprint wholesale partner nTelos adds subscribers but posts net loss ahead of acquisition by Shentel

Sprint wholesale partner nTelos posted 20,000 net subscriber adds in the full-year 2015, and reported $87.6 million in revenue during the fourth quarter of 2015, down from $96.7 million during the same period in 2014.

Shentel's fiber sales jumped 22% in 2015 to $22M as enterprise, carrier demand rose

Shentel continues to find gold in selling wholesale fiber services to enterprise and carrier customers in its serving area, a trend that continued into the fourth quarter as total sales for the year rose 22 percent to $22 million.

Shentel expands Mid-Atlantic fiber network to pursue new business, wireless backhaul opportunities

Shentel is expanding its fiber network in parts of four states, enabling the provider to pursue a mix of dark and lit fiber-based services for business and wholesale wireless customers.

Shentel acquires West Virginia's Colane Cable for $2.4 million

Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel) has entered an agreement to purchase West Virginia's Colane Cable TV for $2.4 million.

Shentel says AMC is looking for 379% fee increase from NCTC operators

Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel) is the latest NCTC member company to pipe up about stalled carriage renewal talks with AMC Networks, accusing the programmer of seeking an excessive 379 percent fee increase over its current contract.

Shentel's fiber sales rise to $7.1M, but contract costs take a $400K bite

Shentel's wireline network continues to see gains from its wholesale fiber services business with $7.1 million in third-quarter sales. The service provider said that it has strong customer interest for its fiber network services.

U.S. Cellular, C Spire, Shentel and nTelos round out top wireless carrier list

As the second quarter earnings season comes to a close, FierceWireless is ranking the nation's top wireless carriers in terms of subscribers, revenues, ARPU, churn and more. And perhaps the most notable element in this quarter's ranking is the fact that T-Mobile US has handily passed Sprint to become the nation's third largest wireless network operator with a total of almost 59 million customers.