Shenandoah Telecommunications Company Completes Sale of its Towers

EDINBURG, Va., March 29, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Nasdaq: SHEN) announced that it has completed the initial closing of the previously disclosed sale of its tower portfolio and operations to Vertical Bridge Holdco, LLC for $309.9 million in cash.

“The proceeds from the sale of our Tower Portfolio will be used to fund the previously announced acquisition of Horizon Telcom and provide growth capital to accelerate our fiber-first strategy and planned expansion of Glo Fiber to approximately 600,000 homes and business passings by year-end 2026,” said Shentel’s President and CEO, Christopher E. French.

About Shenandoah Telecommunications
Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel) provides broadband services through its high speed, state-of-the-art fiber optic and cable networks to customers in the Mid-Atlantic United States. The Company’s services include: broadband internet, video, voice, and fiber-optic Ethernet, wavelength and leasing. The Company owns an extensive regional network with approximately 9,900 route miles of fiber. For more information, please visit