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Press Release -- March 15th, 2011
Source: nTelos
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nTelos Wireless Offers New Android, Social Networking Phone

Touchscreen Phone Has Integrated Social Media Hub

WAYNESBORO, VA – Virginia-based nTelos Wireless, known for providing high-speed, dependable, nationwide service, is continuing to increase its selection of high-tech phones with the addition of the Samsung Gem. For a limited time, nTelos will offer the Samsung Gem for $19.99 in all retail stores and online ( The phone typically sells for $49.99.

Equipped with an integrated social media hub, the Samsung Gem allows users to post photos, messages or emails to any social networking sites with the touch of one button. It also keeps track of contact info and email addresses, which can be scanned in a single view.

“We offer our customers extensive nationwide coverage, the best value in wireless service plans in the industry, and the latest technology available,” said Conrad Hunter, president of nTelos Wireless. “When our customers speak, we listen and have heard that they want phones like the Samsung Gem with Android technology. We are excited to be making this addition to our selection of products.”

The screen on the Samsung Gem is created to be easy to read in various lighting conditions and made with advanced anti-scratch, anti-smudge, anti-reflective glass. Users can also drag and drop various widgets and icons to the phone’s main screen to personalize their own one-ofa- kind start-up screen.

The phone also features the ability to type with Swype, a one-fingered system that allows a user to type by sliding their finger from key to key and only raising it between words. (For demo see:

The Samsung Gem also comes equipped with an 800 MHz central processing unit, the fastest processor in its category. It also comes with the Android Éclair operating system, providing access to more than 100,000 Android apps for things like turn-by-turn GPS navigation and Google Maps.

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 high-speed nationwide wireless voice and data services, local and long distance telephone, high capacity transport, networking and high-speed Broadband data services and IPTV-based video products. Detailed information about NTELOS is available at

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