Consolidated Communications Holdings
Aug 1, 2017

Consolidated Communications Announces Quarterly Dividend

MATTOON, Ill., Aug. 01, 2017 (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 Nov. 1, 2017 to stockholders of record on Oct. 15, 2017.  This will represent the 49th 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:
Jennifer Spaude
507-386-3765
Jennifer.spaude@consolidated.com