Tag: wireless


Shentel completes transaction to acquire NTELOS Holdings Corp.

Shenandoah Telecommunications Company today announced it has completed its acquisition of NTELOS Holdings Corporation.


Warner, King lead senators urging FCC to increase wireless competition in mobile spectrum auction

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Angus King (I-ME) led a group of six senators urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to enact policies in 2016 that encourage expanded wireless broadband deployment in underserved and unserved areas of the country, increase quality and service, and improve cost competition in rural and urban areas alike.

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.

AT&T expands 4G LTE coverage in Waynesboro

As part of its continuing network investment and ongoing 4G LTE rollout, AT&T* has upgraded an additional mobile Internet cell site in Waynesboro to expand AT&T 4G LTE coverage for residents and businesses in the area of Rosser Ave and I-64.

nTelos to refocus strategic efforts on western markets

nTelos Holdings Corp. announced several strategic initiatives to refocus on its Western Markets.


Seniors support tougher driving laws on … seniors

An overwhelming majority of seniors support greater scrutiny in the license-renewal process for themselves and their peers.


AT&T expands 4G LTE coverage in Waynesboro

AT&T* has upgraded an additional mobile Internet cell site in Waynesboro to expand AT&T 4G LTE coverage near the intersection of I-64 & Rosser Avenue.

#HokieNation: Welcome to our world!

This isn’t how it ends, #HokieNation, with a sea of empty seats in the fourth quarter at a home game, being relegated to mock-cheering a touchdown with a buck-thirty to go to avoid being shut out. Oh, no. Not the end, not anywhere close. This is just the beginning of the end.

Department of Labor awards $14M for job training programs at Virginia’s colleges

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday that Virginia State University and four of Virginia’s community colleges will expand their capacity to provide innovative training programs in partnership with employers.

AT&T enhancing coverage for Lockn’ Music Festival

As thousands of people converge at Lockn’ Music Festival, AT&T* is boosting network capacity to help its customers have a great wireless experience. The Lockn’ Music Festival takes place annually on Oak Ridge Farm in Arrington, VA, at the foot of the Blue Ridge.

JMU nTelos Wireless Broadcast Network kicks off coverage with Saturday’s football game at Maryland

JMU fans will have ways, both locally and worldwide, to follow the JMU football and men’s and women’s basketball teams this season on the JMU/nTelos Wireless Broadcast Network.


AT&T officially launches Harrisonburg 4G LTE

AT&T* has turned on the nation’s most reliable 4G LTE network** in Harrisonburg, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network technology.

Bob Goodlatte: Unlocking consumer choice in wireless

Have you ever wanted to switch wireless carriers, but keep the same phone? Or have you purchased a used phone recently and planned to activate it on a different wireless network? It seems like common sense to me.

nTelos announces second quarter results

nTelos Holdings Corp. (the “Company,” NASDAQ: NTLS), a leading regional provider of nationwide wireless voice and data communications and home to the “best value in wireless,” announced today operating and financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014.

nTelos president, CEO James A. Hyde announces resignation

NTELOS Holdings Corp. (the “Company” or “NTELOS”; NASDAQ: NTLS) announced today that its Board of Directors (“the Board”) has accepted the resignation of James A. Hyde as Chief Executive Officer, President and member of the Board, effective today.

DISH partners with nTelos, brings high-speed broadband to parts of Virginia

DISH (NASDAQ: DISH) and nTelos Wireless (NASDAQ: NTLS) are now offering a new high-speed Internet service to residents in Virginia including parts of Charlottesville, Waynesboro, Staunton, Harrisonburg and Roanoke.

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.

Optical Cable Corporation wins presidential export award

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker presented Optical Cable Corporation (OCC®), www.occfiber.com, with the President’s “E” Award for Exports at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Sprint, nTelos extend strategic network alliance through 2022

Sprint Corporation (“Sprint,” NYSE: S) and NTELOS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: NTLS) today announced that Sprint and NTELOS Inc. (“nTelos”) reached an amended agreement to extend their Strategic Network Alliance (“SNA”) through 2022.

nTelos reports first quarter results

Operating revenues were up 2 percent in the first quarter at nTelos primarily on a strong retail quarter, according to a financial report released on Wednesday.

Getting fresh produce at farmers’ markets is a SNAP

There are more than 240 farmers’ markets in Virginia, and now more consumers than ever can shop at them as the U.S. Department of Agriculture expands the mobility of its Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

Cellular Sales to expand workforce in Virginia

Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest Verizon premium wireless retailer, is announcing its plans to greatly expand its workforce in Virginia this year.

Meet ALTA: Oticon’s most advanced hearing device gets personal

After many years of research, Oticon has developed the new Alta, their most technologically advanced hearing solution currently available. Alta works in harmony with the individual way your brain processes sound, so it’s entirely personalized.

Hearing help in harmony with your brain

Do you find it difficult to hear in a crowded airport or at noisy sporting events? The person next to you might be more challenged in meetings or group settings, when the conversation comes from different directions. We all have our own hearing preferences. It all has to do with how our individual brain “hears.”

ALTA: Hearing help in harmony with your brain

Did you know that the way your brain processes sound is as unique as your personality or your fingerprint? Hearing is comprised not just of receiving sounds, but how we interpret them within our brains. What we actually hear is shaped by our life experiences, our lifestyle, and our personal physical and psychological make-up.


Shentel announces completion of its Sprint 4G LTE upgrade

Shenandoah Telecommunications Co. (Shentel), a PCS affiliate of Sprint, announced today the completion of its 4G LTE Network upgrade. The project, called Network Vision, mirrors Sprint’s plans for its national network and involved the replacement of all Shentel’s network equipment and antennas.

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 […]