Shentel's Glo Fiber network debuts in Maryland

Nov. 29, 2021
Expansion of fiber service will bring multi-gigabit internet speeds to City of Frederick, MD.

Glo Fiber, a subsidiary of Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel - NASDAQ: SHEN) on Nov. 23 announced the expansion of its fiber-optic network to Frederick, Maryland, marking the company's first Glo Fiber market in that state.

"This expansion of Glo Fiber to a new state underscores a time of extraordinary growth for the brand," said Chris Kyle, Vice President of Industry and Regulatory Affairs at Shentel. "As we continue to expand our coverage areas, we are committed to providing a choice for reliable, affordable internet services and unmatched customer service."

An all-fiber choice

The company is expecting service to be available in January, delivering an all-fiber choice for multi-gigabit internet speeds to approximately 20,000 residences and businesses.

Glo Fiber provides for fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) internet access, streaming TV, and phone service in the Mid-Atlantic region, with optional wall-to-wall Wi-Fi service using WiFi 6 technology for faster speeds and better support for simultaneous device usage throughout the home with the assurance of advanced protection and automatic updates.

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

Michael O'Connor, Mayor of Frederick, commented, "We are glad to welcome Glo Fiber and Shentel to the City of Frederick. Glo Fiber's investment and commitment to our community continues to ensure we have internet infrastructure built for the future. Not only is it critical for our growth, but it also offers our residents a choice when it comes to their internet provider."

Leveraging Shentel's 7,000-mile regional fiber network, Glo Fiber prides itself on providing superior local customer service across its markets, including a growing list of communities in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. To learn more, visit and

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