Shentel expands Glo Fiber high-speed fiber-optic network to Salem, VA

May 6, 2021
Network expansion will bring internet speeds of up to 2 Gbps to Salem residences and businesses.
Glo Fiber

Glo Fiber, a service brand of Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel - NASDAQ: SHEN) on May 4 announced availability of its fiber-optic network in the city of Salem, Virginia, to residential and business customers.

With the addition of the Salem community, Glo Fiber's expansive and growing regional network now reaches more than 34,000 households. Launched in 2019, Shentel's Glo Fiber network offers fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) gigabit broadband internet access, live streaming TV, and digital home phone service to the Virginia communities of Harrisonburg, Staunton, Front Royal, and Winchester.

Behind its parent company's "belief that everybody deserves better internet," Glo Fiber leverages Shentel's 6,800-mile regional fiber network to ensure high speeds, low latency, and fair pricing, the company says. Shentel prides itself on providing superior local customer service across all of its markets, including the growing list of Glo Fiber communities.

"We are proud to offer Glo Fiber in Salem as a multi-gigabit fiber-optic network that addresses all the needs for today's connected home and small business with a robust and scalable technology," commented Chris Kyle, vice president of industry and regulatory affairs at Shentel. "We are excited to continue the expansion of Glo Fiber's footprint to further connect residents and business owners with a premium product, superior local service and choice in their internet service provider (ISP)."

Glo Fiber offers three tiers of symmetrical fiber high speed Internet access, plus streaming TV and unlimited local and long distance phone service. The Glo TV service is delivered via an app and is compatible with Apple TV, Amazon's Fire Stick and many consumer smart TVs with embedded streaming software. Shentel notes Glo's pricing is all-inclusive with no additional fees or surcharges excluding taxes.

"We are excited that Shentel has launched Glo Fiber in Salem," said Jay Taliaferro, city manager for Salem, Virginia. "We look forward to the benefits of Shentel's significant investment in a fiber-to-the-home solution for our residents, and businesses." .

Shentel provides a broad range of diversified communications services through its high speed, state-of-the-art wireless, cable and fiber-optic and fixed wireless networks to customers in the Mid-Atlantic United States. To learn more, visit and

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