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Consolidated Communications to Donate $126,000 to United Way through its Annual Fund Drive

Company Giving to United Way spans more than 65 years

Mattoon, Ill., January 4, 2017 – Consolidated Communications (NASDAQ: CNSL), a leading business and broadband provider, is pleased to announce that together, employees and the company have pledged a record $126,000 to United Way chapters in communities across the company’s service area.  Employees at Consolidated Communications generously contributed $80,000 to the campaign and the company has made a corporate pledge of $46,000 for 2017.

“Consolidated Communications is pleased to make a positive impact by continuing our long-standing support of the United Way in the communities we serve,” said Jennifer Spaude, senior director of corporate communications. “We are proud of the generosity of our employees who through their financial contributions and the volunteer time continue to support the United Way in a big way. Together, we are dedicated to building stronger, thriving communities and helping more people to live their best possible lives.”

Philanthropy and Consolidated Communications
Consolidated Communications is committed to building a stronger community and is proud to be a leader in company giving and community support. Last year, the Company gave more than 3 percent of pre-tax profits to non-profit programs and initiatives in communities served by the Company.

Employees are actively engaged and involved in numerous organizations across the country, including non-profit organizations, schools, civic clubs, chambers of commerce and more. Last year, Consolidated Communications employees volunteered more than 37,000 hours in the communities where they work and live.

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About Consolidated Communications
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNSL) is a leading broadband and business communications provider throughout its 11-state service area.  Consolidated Communications leverages its advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers to offer a wide range of communications solutions, including data, voice, video, managed services, cloud computing and wireless backhaul.  Headquartered in Mattoon, IL, Consolidated Communications has been providing services in many of its markets for more than a century.

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