240.13d-102 Schedule 13G - Information to be included in statements filed 
pursuant to 240.13d-1(b), (c), and (d) and amendments thereto 
filed pursuant to 240.13d-2.
Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, D.C. 20549
Schedule 13G
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No._)*
(Name of Issuer)
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc.
(Title of Class of Securities)
Common Stock, Par Value $0.01 Per Share

(CUSIP Number)

209034107
 (Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)
December 31, 2018

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this 
Schedule is filed:
[x] Rule 13d-1(b) 
[  ] Rule 13d-1(c)
[  ] Rule 13d-1(d)
*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person's
initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, 
and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the
disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be 
deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange 
Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of 
the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see 
the Notes).


CUSIP No. 209034107
(1) Names of reporting persons    Principal Global Investors, LLC

(2) Check the appropriate box if a member of a group
(a)
		(see instructions)
(b)
(3) SEC use only

(4) Citizenship or place of organization  Delaware

Number of shares beneficially owned by each reporting person with:

(5) Sole voting power                  0

(6) Shared voting power              3,800,746 (see Item 4)

(7) Sole dispositive power           0

(8) Shared dispositive power       3,800,746 (see Item 4)

(9) Aggregate amount beneficially owned by each reporting person 
3,800,746 (see Item 4)

(10) Check if the aggregate amount in Row (9) excludes certain shares 
(see instructions)

(11) Percent of class represented by amount in Row (9)     5.33% (see Item 4)

(12) Type of reporting person (see instructions)     IA


Item 1(a) Name of issuer:
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc.
Item 1(b) Address of issuer's principal executive offices:
121 South 17th Street, Mattoon, IL 61938, United States
2(a) Name of person filing:
This statement is filed by: (i) Principal Global Investors, LLC. 

Principal Global Investors, LLC have entered into a Joint Filing 
Agreement, a copy of which is filed with this Schedule 13G as Exhibit 99.1, 
pursuant to which they have agreed to file this Schedule 13G jointly in 
accordance with the provisions of Rule 13d-1(k) of the Act. 
2(b) Address or principal business office or, if none, residence:
The address of the principal business office of 
Principal Global Investors, LLC
801 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50392. 
2(c) Citizenship:
Principal Global Investors, LLC - State of Delaware 
2(d) Title of class of securities:
Common Stock, Par Value $0.01 Per Share
2(e) CUSIP Number:
209034107
    
Item 3.  

(e) [X] An investment adviser in accordance with section 240.13d
          1(b)(1)(ii)(E)

Item 4. Ownership

As of the close of business on December 31, 2018:

1. Principal Global Investors, LLC
(a) Amount beneficially owned: 3,800,746
(b) Percent of class: 5.33%	 					
(c) Number of shares as to which the person has:
(i) Sole power to vote or to direct the vote: 0
(ii) Shared power to vote or to direct the vote: 3,800,746	 			
(iii) Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 0			
(iv) Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 3,800,746
      
Item 5.Ownership of 5 Percent or Less of a Class.

If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof 
the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than 
5 percent of the class of securities, check the following [].
Instruction. Dissolution of a group requires a response to this item.
Item 6.  Ownership of More than 5 Percent on Behalf of Another Person. 

Not applicable

Item 7.  Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired 
the Security Being Reporting on by the Parent Holding Company or Control
Person.
Not applicable
Item 8. Identification and Classification of Members of the Group
Not applicable

Item 9.  Notice of Dissolution of Group.

Not applicable

Item 10. Certifications

By signing below I certify that, to the best of his/her knowledge and belief, 
the securities referred to above were not acquired and are not held for the 
purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the 
issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection 
with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.

Signature.  After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief,
I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete 
and correct.
Dated: February 14, 2019
PRINCIPAL GLOBAL INVESTORS, LLC
By: /s/ Jill Hittner
Jill Hittner, Chief Financial Officer  
Name: Jill Hittner
Jill Hittner, Chief Financial Officer
Title: Authorized Person






Exhibit 99.1
JOINT FILING AGREEMENT

The undersigned hereby agree that the foregoing statement on Schedule 13G is 
filed on behalf of each of the undersigned in accordance with the provisions 
of Rule 13d-1(k) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and 
that all subsequent amendments to this statement on Schedule 13G may be filed 
on behalf of each of the undersigned without the necessity of filing 
additional joint filing agreements. 
Dated: February 14, 2019
PRINCIPAL GLOBAL INVESTORS, LLC
By: /s/ Jill Hittner
Jill Hittner, Chief Financial Officer  
Name: Jill Hittner
Jill Hittner, Chief Financial Officer
Title: Authorized Person