Feb 19, 2019

Consolidated Communications Announces Quarterly Dividend

Company Declares 55th Consecutive Quarterly Dividend Payment

MATTOON, Ill., Feb. 19, 2019 (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 May 1, 2019 to stockholders of record on April 15, 2019.  This will represent the 55th 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, and wireless and wireline carriers across rural and metro communities and a 23-state service area. Leveraging an advanced fiber network spanning 37,000 fiber route miles, Consolidated Communications offers a wide range of communications solutions, including: high-speed Internet, data, phone, security, managed services, cloud services and wholesale, carrier solutions. From our first connection 125 years ago, Consolidated is dedicated to turning technology into solutions, connecting people and enriching how they work and live. Visit www.consolidated.com for more information.

Company Contact:                                                                 
Lisa Hood                                                                               
Phone:  844-909-2675