NTELOS Holdings Corp. Announces Acceleration of Quarterly Dividend Payment

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NTELOS Holdings Corp. Announces Acceleration of Quarterly Dividend Payment

KCSA Strategic CommunicationsJeffrey Goldberger, 212-896-1249orRob Fink, 212-896-1206

NTELOS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: NTLS), a leading regional provider of nationwide wireless voice and data communications and home to the “best value in wireless,” today announced that its Board of Directors has accelerated the payment date of its previously announced shareholder dividend of $0.42 per share to December 28, 2012. This dividend was previously scheduled to be paid on January 11, 2013. No changes have been made to the record date of December 14, 2012.

NTELOS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: NTLS), operating through its subsidiaries as “nTelos Wireless,” is headquartered in Waynesboro, VA, and provides high-speed, dependable nationwide voice and data coverage for over 430,000 retail subscribers based in Virginia, West Virginia and portions of Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Kentucky. The Company’s licensed territories have a total population of approximately 8.1 million residents, of which its wireless network covers approximately 6.0 million residents. The Company is also the exclusive wholesale provider of wireless digital PCS services to Sprint Nextel in the Company’s western Virginia and West Virginia service area for all Sprint CDMA wireless customers. Additional information about the Company is available at or and .