Consolidated Communications Holdings
Mar 2, 2012

Consolidated Communications to Present at Raymond James Conference

MATTOON, Ill., March 2, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Steve Childers, Chief Financial Officer of Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:CNSL), is scheduled to present at the Raymond James Institutional Investor Conference on Wednesday, March 7th at 12:10 p.m. EST.

The event will be an audio only webcast and can be accessed from the "Investor Relations Events" section of the Company's website at

About Consolidated

Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. is an established rural 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 December 31, 2011, the Company had 227,992 ILEC access lines, 89,774 Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) access line equivalents, 110,913 Internet subscribers and 34,356 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. 

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         Treasurer & Investor Relations