Consolidated Communications Holdings
Jul 7, 2010

Consolidated Communications Announces Second Quarter Earnings Call

MATTOON, Ill., July 7, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:CNSL) will release its second quarter 2010 financial results before the market opens on August 5, 2010. The company intends to 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 webcast can be accessed from the "Investor Relations" section of the company's website at http://www.consolidated.com. The webcast will be archived on the company's website. The conference call dial-in number is 1-877-374-3981 with conference ID 86124583. A telephonic replay of the conference call will be available starting two hours after completion of the call until August 12, 2010 at midnight ET. The replay can be accessed by calling 1-800-642-1687.

About Consolidated

Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. is an established local exchange company providing communication 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. As of March 31, 2010, the company had 244,696 ILEC access lines, 73,413 Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) access line equivalents, 102,132 DSL subscribers, and 24,898 IPTV subscribers. The company 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. 

CONTACT:  Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc.
          Matt Smith, Treasurer & Director of Finance
          217-258-2959
          Matthew.smith@consolidated.com

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