May 1, 2018

Consolidated Communications Announces Quarterly Dividend

MATTOON, Ill., May 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The board of directors of Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:CNSL) (the "Company") has declared its next quarterly dividend of $0.38738 per share on the Company's common stock.  The dividend is payable on Aug. 1, 2018 to stockholders of record on July 15, 2018.  This will represent the 52nd consecutive quarterly dividend paid by the Company. 

About Consolidated Communications 
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNSL) is a leading broadband and business communications provider serving consumers, businesses of all sizes, and wireless companies and carriers, across a 24-state service area.  Leveraging its advanced fiber optic network spanning more than 36,000 fiber route miles, Consolidated Communications offers a wide range of communications solutions, including: data, voice, video, managed services, cloud computing and wireless backhaul.  Headquartered in Mattoon, Ill., Consolidated Communications has been providing services in many of its markets for more than a century.

Company Contact:
Lisa Hood
Phone:  844-909-2675
Lisa.hood@consolidated.com