Tag: telecommunications


Forbes: Shentel named one of top 100 trustworthy companies

Shentel has been named to Forbes 2016 list of 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America. Shentel was also named to this list in 2013 and 2014.

AT&T to invest $950M to enhance local networks In Virginia

AT&T has invested nearly $950 million in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in Virginia between 2012 through 2014, driving a wide range of upgrades to reliability, coverage, speed and performance for residents and business customers.

ValleyNet hires David Keller as general manager

Valley Network partnership (ValleyNet) today announced the appointment of David Keller as general manager to succeed Charles Richardson.

Virginia selected for school broadband pricing project

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia has been selected to participate in a pilot project to help school divisions lower the cost of high-speed Internet access and increase digital learning opportunities for students.

Warner, Kaine urge FCC to consider Rural Virginia in efforts to expand broadband

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine sent a letter to the FCC to express support for its targeted experiments to expand affordable, quality broadband to rural America, and urged the FCC to consider Virginia as the process moves forward.

Gov. McAuliffe announces Virginia relay contract extension with AT&T

Gov.Terry McAuliffe announced today that a one-year contract extension has been signed with AT&T to maintain traditional telecommunication relay services currently provided by the Relay Center in Norton, Virginia.

State Police cite hundreds for texting while driving

Since the act of texting while driving became a primary offense July 1, 2013, Virginia State Police troopers have cited several hundred motorists statewide. From July 1 through Sept. 28, 2013, troopers have stopped and charged 328 drivers for violating Virginia’s “texting while driving” law.

Local wireless upgrade extends access to advanced services, apps

AT&T* today announced the availability of its mobile Internet network along U.S. Route 340 extending access for advanced mobile services, devices and applications to customers from Waynesboro to Elkton.

nTelos: Fighting through the recession

Waynesboro-based telecommunications company cuts costs, looks to future Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net It might have seemed that the telecommunications industry was the one industry that was going to be immune to the recession. Mobile phones and the Internet are part and parcel to our daily lives and business lives, after all. The news in […]