Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (NASDAQ:SHEN) was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Edinburgh, Virginia, USA, with 662 full-time employees. Through its subsidiaries, it serves as terminals in Virginia, West Virginia, Central Pennsylvania and Western Maryland. User customers and other telecommunications providers provide regulated and unregulated telecommunications services.
Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN):
Shenandoah Telecommunications Company, commonly known as Shentel, is a listed, regional telecommunications company that operates digital wireless and wired networks in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania, providing voice, video and data communication services. Shentel Wireless Division Operates as a subsidiary of Sprint and provides services to 1,006,874 users.
Shenandoah Telecommunications is divided into three divisions to operate: Wireless, Cable, and Wireline.
- Wireless Department : Provides digital wireless services and wireless mobile telecommunication network products and services. As of December 31, 2015, the department owned 158 base towers built on leased land, leased part of the space in 153 towers, and signed 202 lease agreements with other wireless communication providers.
- Cable Division : Provides video, Internet and voice services in Virginia, West Virginia and Western Maryland; and leases fiber optic facilities.
- Wireline Division : Provides regulated and unregulated voice services, DSL Internet access and long-distance access services in Shenandoah County and parts of Rockingham, Frederick, Warren, and Augusta counties in Virginia; provides some video services in Shenandoah County; leases The fiber optic facilities are all over Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley (adjacent to the Interstate 81 corridor).
Shenandoah Telecommunications Company uses Sprint and Shentel brands to provide its products and services.
In May 2016, Shentel acquired its competitor Ntelos for US$6.4 million, obtaining 297,500 subscribers. The transaction also transferred another 291,000 subscribers from Sprint in exchange for ntelos spectrum.