Consolidated Communications Holdings
May 2, 2017

Consolidated Communications Announces Quarterly Dividend

MATTOON, IL, May 02, 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 August 1, 2017 to stockholders of record on July 15, 2017.  This will represent the 48th consecutive quarterly dividend paid by the Company.

About Consolidated Communications
Consolidated Communications provides business and broadband communications services across its 11-state service area to carrier, commercial and consumer customers. For more than a century, the Company has consistently provided innovative, reliable, high-quality products and services. The Company offers a wide range of communications solutions including: High-Speed Internet, Data, Digital TV, Phone, managed and cloud services and wireless backhaul over an extensive fiber optic network.

Company Contact: 
Jennifer Spaude 
507-386-3765 
Jennifer.spaude@consolidated.com