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Shentel Builds Local Towers in Summers County to Provide 4G LTE Network
Shentel invests over $350 million in wireless network
EDINBURG, VA, December 14, 2017 (NASDAQ:SHEN) —Today, Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel), a Sprint affiliate, announced that new cell sites located in Hinton and Forest Hill, WV, have been built to provide and enhance coverage in the Summers County area.
The new cell sites are equipped to provide 4G LTE, which means clearer and fewer dropped calls and faster download speeds to offer customers a better experience when calling, texting or streaming video. The tower additions will provide enhanced coverage along Routes 3, 12 and 20. This will bring new coverage to the communities of True, Ramp, Forest Hill, Elk Knob and Alderson and will enhance coverage on Bluestone Lake.
These additional sites and upgrades are part of the Shentel-owned Sprint network upgrades that have occurred throughout 2017 in Virginia and West Virginia. Shentel has invested over $350 million to ensure 100% of their towers are 4G LTE offer better coverage to customers in previously underserved areas.
“We are committed to providing the best possible customer experience in Summers County. With Sprint’s exceptional value on unlimited plans and our outstanding local customer service, we are fast becoming the choice for wireless in the area,” said Willy Pirtle, Senior Vice President of Wireless, Shentel.
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About Shenandoah Telecommunications
Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel) provides a broad range of diversified communications services through its high speed, state-of-the-art network to customers in the Mid-Atlantic United States. The Company’s services include: wireless voice and data; cable video, internet and voice; fiber network and services; and local and long distance telephone. Shentel is the exclusive personal communications service (“PCS”) Affiliate of Sprint in portions of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. For more information, please visit www.shentel.com.