EDINBURG, Va., Aug. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Shenandoah Telecommunications Company ("Shentel") (Nasdaq: SHEN) announced the expansion of high-speed Internet access to homes in Barbour, Orange and Page Counties through Beam, its new fixed wireless broadband service. This expansion will benefit over 1,600 households and is part of a larger expansion that has already made service available to over 22,000 households this year.
In Philippi, West Virginia, an estimated 6-mile coverage radius is being broadcast from a communications tower located at 185 Antenna Drive, providing coverage to approximately 800 households.
In Barboursville, Virginia, an estimated 6-mile coverage radius is being broadcast from a communications tower located at 3632 Spotswood Trail, providing coverage to approximately 350 households.
In Shenandoah, Virginia, an estimated 6-mile coverage radius is being broadcast from a communications tower located at 266 Panther Drive, providing coverage to approximately 500 households.
Beam Internet targets rural, less densely populated areas of Shentel's footprint during a time when reliable, high-speed Internet has become more critical than ever before. Beam's fixed wireless broadband service is delivered over licensed 2.5GHz and 3.5GHz mid-band spectrum and leverages 5G-ready LTE technology, local communications towers, small cell sites, and Shentel's extensive regional fiber optic network. Beam offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps, and prices start at $60 per month with no hidden fees or surcharges.
"Shentel has been providing communications solutions to rural America for over 100 years," said Dan Meenan, VP of Wireless Engineering & Construction at Shentel. "Beam Internet is an advanced technology built to provide fast, affordable, and reliable high speed Internet to unserved and underserved homes and businesses who have been ignored for far too long."
For more information about Beam internet, please visit www.iwantbeam.com or call (540) 534-2326.
Beam is a fixed wireless service that brings fast, reliable, and cost-effective broadband to underserved communities by leveraging cell sites and 4G/5G ready LTE technology using exclusively licensed wireless spectrum frequencies. Beam Internet is offered by Shenandoah Telecommunications (Shentel) (Nasdaq: SHEN), who believes that everyone should have access to high quality and reliable high-speed internet, regardless of location. For more information, please visit www.iwantbeam.com
About Shenandoah Telecommunications
Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel) provides broadband services through its high speed, state-of-the-art cable, fiber optic and fixed wireless networks to customers in the Mid-Atlantic United States. The Company's services include: broadband internet, video, and voice; fiber optic Ethernet, wavelength and leasing; and tower colocation leasing. The Company owns an extensive regional network with over 7,000 route miles of fiber and 223 macro cellular towers. For more information, please visit www.shentel.com
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