Regional carrier nTelos offers service in Virginia, West Virginia, and portions of Maryland, Ohio, Kentucky, and North Carolina, and it announced today that it would carry the iPhone 4 and 4S on its CDMA network with nationwide roaming on Sprint and Verizon CDMA networks.

Like U.S. regional carrier CSprire, nTelos will carry the iPhone with a $50 discount versus the big boys. Customers can pre-order now for delivery on April 20.

“As a wireless service provider well-known for delivering the best value in wireless, we’re pleased to offer the amazing new iPhone 4S to our customers,” said Jim Hyde, president and CEO for nTelos Wireless. “iPhone 4S offers an abundance of new features, and with our industry-leading, nationwide smartphone plans, customers can now enjoy the nation’s best networks for less.”

The carrier’s retail stores will open early at 7 a.m. on April 20. Nationwide smartphone plans start at $79.99 and include unlimited data and messaging. In addition, family plans start at $134

Update: As MacRumors notes, additional regionals are signing up all for April 20th

Alaska Communications (Alaska)
Appalachian Wireless (Kentucky)
GCI (Alaska)
Cellcom (Wisconsin): Website updated with “coming soon” banner, and WSAW reportsthat April 20 is the launch date.

The press release follows…

nTelos Wireless to Offer iPhone 4S on April 20

WAYNESBORO, Virginia – April 4, 2012 – Today, nTelos Wireless (NASDAQ: NTLS) announced that it will begin offering iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 to customers on April 20. iPhone 4S will be available starting at $149.99 for the 16GB model, $249.99 for the 32GB model and $349.99 for the 64GB model. iPhone 4 will be available for just $49.99. All models will be available in nTelos Wireless retail stores, online at www.ntelos.com, and through telesales at 1-888-427-8858. Customers can pre-register their interest starting today at www.ntelos.com/iphone.

iPhone 4S is the most amazing iPhone yet, packed with incredible features including Apple’s dual-core A5 chip for blazing fast performance and stunning graphics; an all-new camera with advanced optics; full 1080p HD resolution video recording; and Siri, an intelligent assistant that helps you get things done just by asking. iPhone 4S comes with iOS 5.1, the world’s most advanced mobile operating system; and iCloud, a breakthrough set of free cloud services that work with your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or PC to automatically and wirelessly store your content in iCloud and push it to all your devices.

“As a wireless service provider well-known for delivering the best value in wireless, we’re pleased to offer the amazing new iPhone 4S to our customers,” said Jim Hyde, president and CEO for nTelos Wireless. “iPhone 4S offers an abundance of new features, and with our industry-leading, nationwide smartphone plans, customers can now enjoy the nation’s best networks for less.”

nTelos Wireless retail stores will open early, at 7:00 AM on Friday, April 20, so customers can take advantage of the best value in wireless. Nationwide smartphone plans start at just $79.99 and include unlimited data and messaging. Plus, families can save with the industry’s best value unlimited everything smartphone rate plans, which start at just $134

iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 require activation on one of nTelos Wireless’ individual or family Nation’s plans and a new two year agreement:

*Calling may be restricted from certain geographies.
**Throttle after 5GB
Note: 24-month contract required

For more information on iPhone 4S, please visit: www.apple.com/iphone

About NTELOS
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 400,000 retail subscribers based in Virginia, West Virginia and portions of Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Kentucky. nTelos’s licensed territories have a total population of approximately 8 million residents, of which its wireless network covers approximately 5.9 million residents. nTelos is also the exclusive wholesale provider of network services to Sprint Nextel in the western Virginia and West Virginia portions of its territories for all Sprint CDMA wireless customers. Additional information about NTELOS is available at www.ntelos.com or www.facebook.com/nteloswireless and www.twitter.com/#!/ntelos_wireless.

nTelos Wireless is the best value in wireless, offering smartphone plans on the nation’s best networks for less, a 100% money back guarantee, and personal service in more than 100 retail outlets and 3 regional call centers. Plus, the Company and it’s employees support a wide variety of local community programs such as The United Way, The National Kidney Foundation Walks, and initiaves such as nTelos nSpirit, which is used in partnership with local organizations to raise donations for worthy causes.

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