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Press Release -- August 31st, 2010
Source: nTelos
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nTelos Wireless Announces Exclusive Partnership with University of Richmond Athletics

Spider Fans eligible to win VIP tickets to sold out football season opener via nTelos’ Gridiron VIP Giveaway

WAYNESBORO, Va. – August 31, 20101 - nTelos wireless, a leading provider of wireless communication services in Virginia and West Virginia, announced today the company has been named the official wireless sponsor for University of Richmond athletic programs. nTelos is the first official wireless sponsor of UR Athletics and the partnership continues through the 2012 season.

To celebrate the partnership and the nationally-ranked Richmond Spiders Football team’s inaugural season at Robins Stadium, nTelos wireless is launching a Richmond-area contest for two lucky Spider fans to win VIP tickets to the sold-out home-opener on September 18 (four tickets and a parking pass to two contest winners). Between now and September 13, area Spider fans can visit nTelos wireless retail locations to register or enter online at www.nteloswireless.com/spiders/ to win this unique experience. Winners will be announced on September 15.
“As a company headquartered in Virginia we are extremely proud to be associated with one of the state’s premier athletic programs,” Conrad Hunter, President of nTelos wireless said."The elements of the sponsorship provide tremendous visibility in Richmond for the nTelos wireless brand, and re-affirm our commitment and involvement in the areas we serve.”

UR’s athletic staff and coaches will use nTelos wireless services and enjoy exceptional 3G nationwide coverage for both voice and data services. The coaches will rely on nTelos wireless to keep them in touch with the recruits in the Commonwealth and across the country.

"We are very excited about our partnership with nTelos and they chose a great time to join the Spider family," Athletic Director Jim Miller said. The recent success of our athletic programs, and the opening of Robins Stadium this fall provides nTelos with an excellent opportunity to market their services to the Spider faithful."

“We are thrilled to have nTelos join the Spider team,” said Chris Mooney, Richmond’s men’s basketball coach. Head football coach Latrell Scott echoed those sentiments, “We look forward to working with the nTelos team as we start a new era of Spider Football at Robins Stadium.”

The sponsorship includes exposure through ISP’s radio and game and coach’s show broadcasts, in-stadium signage and activation, game day promotions, text messaging platforms, online, print, hospitality and designation as the Exclusive and Official wireless sponsor for Richmond Athletics.

About nTelos
nTelos Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:NTLS, news, filings) 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.

Contact:
Mike Minnis, nTelos
2010 540-946-7290
minnism@ntelos.com

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