Forbes Honors Shentel as Top 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America

EDINBURG, Va., May 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel) (Nasdaq:SHEN) is pleased to announced it has been named to Forbes 2014 list of 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America. Shentel's inclusion on the list marks the second consecutive year in which they've been awarded with this honor, which recognizes organizations who have demonstrated exemplary trustworthy business practices over the previous year.

Shentel was selected from over 8000 public companies in North America. The recognition was the result of a comprehensive measure of corporate integrity by investment advisor GMI Ratings, based on an extensive evaluation of metrics which studies the company's results and corporate behavior. After assessing these top indicators of a company's credibility, the organizations that generated the 100 highest scores were named to the 2014 list of Most Trustworthy Companies.

Accentuating the organization's level of reliability and responsible behavior, this designation truly sets Shentel apart in one of the high-profile sectors of cable and telecommunications, speaking not only to their commitment to customers, but also to the high-level of consistent, quality work that they exemplify.

"Shentel is deeply honored to be included in Forbes' top 100 list of Most Trustworthy Companies for the second year in a row," said Shentel Executive Vice President and COO, Earle MacKenzie. "As a company that prides ourselves on being a good partner to the communities we serve, recognition for imperative values like trust and dependability is something that we hold as a high priority within our organization, and strive to provide to our customers, our shareholders and employees every day."

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Shenandoah Telecommunications Company ( is a holding company that provides a broad range of telecommunications services through its operating subsidiaries. The Company is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "SHEN." The Company's operating subsidiaries provide local and long distance telephone, Internet and data services, cable television, wireless voice and data services, alarm monitoring, and telecommunications equipment, along with many other associated solutions in the mid-Atlantic United States.

CONTACT: Media Contact: Rick Hebert, GKV 410-234-2392 Cindy Rinker, Shentel 540-984-5128 cindy.rinker@emp.shentel.comSource:Shenandoah Telecommunications Company