Waynesboro, VA. – April 1, 2010 – NTELOS Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:NTLS, news, filings), a leading provider of wireless and wireline communications services (branded as NTELOS) in Virginia and West Virginia, is the nation’s first telecommunications provider to launch a unified mobile communications product to link uniquely nTelos business desk and wireless phones, using the latest IP Centrex technology. Known in the telecommunications industry as Fixed Mobile Convergence, NTELOS nTouch puts an end to the confusion of two phone numbers and two voicemails.
In launching the distinctive product, which provides a simple and effective single number solution, Frank Berry, President of NTELOS Wireline said, "NTELOS nTouch gives businesses the ultimate in connectivity by moving seamlessly between NTELOS wireless and desk phones. NTELOS nTouch drives productivity by providing a single number to ring both wireless and desk phones, regardless of which device is called.”
Berry announced the innovative product upon accepting the Shenandoah Valley Technology Council’s “High Tech Company” Award. According to SVTC Director Nicky Swayne, “The ‘High Tech Company’ Award recognizes outstanding commercial growth and achievement of an established technology company, and our judges found that nTelos exceeds that standard. NTELOS has served the Shenandoah Valley - and beyond - for over 110 years and is an accomplished and innovative member of the Technology Council. Congratulations to NTELOS for coming in first among an outstanding field of competitors.”
NTELOS nTouch uses advanced IP Centrex technology to integrate NTELOS business desk and NTELOS wireless phones. Powered by Tango Networks’ Abrazo solution, NTELOS nTouch enables business customers to access money-saving dialing plans using a single phone number and unified voicemail box. Superior features promote business productivity and include:
• Four-digit dialing from NTELOS wireless phones within Centrex groups
• Calls from NTELOS wireless phones display desk phone Caller ID
• Calls to desk phones simultaneously ring NTELOS wireless phones
• Calls seamlessly pull between NTELOS Wireless and desk phones and back again
NTELOS Holdings Corp. is an integrated communications provider with headquarters in Waynesboro, VA. NTELOS provides products and services to customers in Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Maryland and North Carolina, including wireless phone service, local and long distance telephone services, high capacity transport, data and voice services for Internet access and wide area networking and IPTV-based video services. Detailed information about NTELOS is available at www.ntelos.com.
Mike Minnis, NTELOS 540.946.7290 firstname.lastname@example.org
Nicky Swayne, Shenandoah Valley Technology Council 540.568.7882 email@example.com