Consolidated Communications Holdings
Feb 4, 2008

Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. to Release Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2007 Results and Hold Conference Call on March 6, 2008

MATTOON, Ill., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNSL) will release its fourth quarter and year-end 2007 financial results before the market opens on March 6, 2008. The company will host a conference call and simultaneous webcast at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time / 10:00 a.m. Central Time on the same day.

The call is being webcast and can be accessed from the "Investor Relations" section of the company's website at The webcast will also be archived on the company's website. If you do not have internet access, the conference call dial-in number is 1-800-642-1783. International parties can access the call by dialing 1-706-679-5600. A telephonic replay of the conference call will also be available starting two hours after completion of the call until March 10, 2008 at midnight ET. To hear the replay, parties in the United States and Canada should call 1-800- 642-1687 and international parties should call 1-706-645-9291 and enter pass code 33852828.

About Consolidated

Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. is an established rural local exchange company providing voice, data and video services to residential and business customers in Illinois, Texas and Pennsylvania. Each of the operating companies has been operating in its local market for over 100 years. With approximately 286,500 ILEC access lines, 67,802 Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) access line equivalents (including 42,317 access lines and 2,286 DSL subscribers), 79,400 DSL subscribers across all subsidiaries, and 11,100 IPTV subscribers, Consolidated Communications offers a wide range of telecommunications services, including local and long distance service, custom calling features, private line services, high-speed Internet access, digital TV, carrier access services, and directory publishing. Consolidated Communications is the 12th largest local telephone company in the United States.

Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc.

Stephen Jones, Vice President - Investor Relations of Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc., +1-217-258-9522,; or Investor Relations, Dahlia Bailey of Lippert-Heilshorn & Associates, +1-415-433-3777,, for Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc.