WAYNESBORO, VA – March 22, 2011. The Alleghany Chamber of Commerce and Tourism named nTelos as its 2010 Business of the Year at its annual dinner at the Homestead on March 19, 2011.
nTelos was recognized for submitting and winning a broadband stimulus award from the U.S. Rural Utilities Service, and for building a fiber optic network in unserved and underserved areas of the Alleghany Highlands. The project will add $16 million and 40 jobs to the area economy.
The Chamber also recognized nTelos’ support as a small business advocate and a longtime corporate sponsor of community service organizations and events.
Ray Lipes, Manager of Service Operations, and Mark Jackson, Product Planner for the fiber optic network submission, are shown with the award.
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 local and long distance telephone, high capacity transport, networking and high-speed broadband data services, IPTV-based video products, and nationwide wireless voice and data services. Detailed information about NTELOS is available at www.ntelos.com.