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Shentel's Q4 2013 wireline fiber sales rise to $21.8M

Shentel continued to see strong wireline fiber lease sales as affiliate and non-affiliate revenue rose collectively year-over-year to $21.8 million, up from $21.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2012.

Shentel's wireline revenue remains flat at $3.3M, but fiber leasing grows 13 percent

Shentel reported that operating revenue for its wireline segment in the third quarter was flat at $3.3 million vs. $3.4 million a year ago. But broadband access and fiber leasing were two bright spots in the telco's wireline and cable segments.

Sprint affiliate Shentel reorganizes, Pirtle to oversee wireless division

Sprint regional affiliate Shenandoah Telecommunications (Shentel) has reorganized its management team to better focus on three lines of business--wireless, wireline and cable. William Pirtle has been named vice president of wireless and will oversee the company's wireless marekting, sales, network operations, site acquisition and tower leasing.

Shentel realigns management team around key operational segments

Shentel has realigned its management team into three business lines--wireless, cable and wireline--as a way to sharpen its focus and meet its customer needs.

Shentel gets into the 100G network game

Shentel, a regional rural telco serving Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and surrounding areas, has updated its existing DWDM network to support 100G speeds for customers that reside in Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland.

Shentel's wireline fiber sales rise 7.4 percent to $5.6 million

Shentel may be placing more emphasis on growing its cable and wireless segments, but the telco reported that Q2 2013 wireline fiber sales rose 7.4 percent year-over-year to $5.6 million.

Frontier, FairPoint, others find new wholesale life with wireless backhaul

As wireless operators expand their 4G LTE rollouts into secondary and tertiary markets, where they tend to have little, if any, wireline facilities, they have turned to a host of independent telcos for wireless backhaul services. How are carriers like Frontier, Shentel, and Hawaiian Telcom taking advantage of the backhaul opportunity?

Shentel revenue up 10.4 percent to $76 million on stable wireline, cable results

Shenandoah Telecommunications reported that first-quarter 2013 revenues jumped 10.4 percent to $76 million with increases in both wireline DSL subscribers and cable RGU counts.

U.S. Cellular, Shentel expand LTE footprint in Q1

Tier 2 and Tier 3 operators such as U.S. Cellular (NYSE:USM), Shenandoah Telecommunications and Alaska Communications revealed the latest expansions to their LTE footprints during first quarter earnings calls. These small operators are in a rush to expand LTE coverage to keep up with their Tier 1 counterparts.

Comparing broadband pricing: where do AT&T, Verizon, Cincinnati Bell and others stand?

How different are broadband subscription prices among U.S. wireline providers? With the continuing competitive challenges brought by cable operators, a key metric of choice among telcos like AT&T, CenturyLink, Verizon and other independent incumbents is in how they price their services. (Image source: iStockPhoto)