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Consolidated Communications Launches Business Cloud Services in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois Area

Cloud services provide businesses access to next-generation IT infrastructure without a significant upfront investment

CHAMPAIGN, Ill.  July 19, 2017 - Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNSL), a leading business and broadband communications provider, announced today that it has expanded its business cloud services to the Champaign-Urbana, Ill. area. Consolidated’s Cloud Services include: Unified Communications, Cloud Secure, Cloud Compute, Data Protection and Cloud Wifi.

“Our robust suite of cloud services provides enterprise-class cloud solutions to businesses of all sizes in the Champaign-Urbana community,” said Doug Abolt, vice president of commercial product management at Consolidated Communications. “We provide best-in-class solutions that transform how businesses use advanced technology, while improving efficiencies and reducing operating expenses.”

Consolidated Communications’ comprehensive suite of cloud services means increased efficiency, improved employee mobility and reduced IT costs that benefits businesses of all sizes.

Unified Communications
A state-of-the-art hosted and centrally-managed communications solution that supports phones, voicemail, email, video, instant messaging, mobility and advanced applications. Unified Communications eliminates the need for multiple vendors and reduces the future expense of capital investments on technology infrastructure.

Cloud Secure
An enhanced level of protection guarding companies of all sizes from system intrusions and security threats that put critical applications and data at risk. Cloud Secure is a fully managed platform that operates on industry-leading technology, uniquely integrating next-generation firewall capabilities, advanced endpoint protection and threat intelligence.

Cloud Compute
A reliable, scalable and proven solution that allows businesses to host IT systems in Consolidated’s computing environment, reducing large upfront capital expenditures on servers, storage, data center space and network equipment. Cloud Compute allows customers to provision dedicated and secure resources on-demand, with highly available and easily scalable hosting environments.

Cloud Wifi
As many organizations struggle with a growing reliance on mobile devices and emerging applications, Cloud Wifi provides a secure, effective and accessible wireless network for employees, vendors and guests. The solution includes robust features that enable complete control over devices, users and applications without adding cost or complexity.

Data Protection
A leading-edge technology that gives businesses confidence in their mission-critical applications, Data Protection guards against disasters, malicious attacks and accidents, with 24/7 monitoring from Consolidated Communications.

Consolidated Communications has been offering cloud services across the upper Midwest since 2014 and has the technical expertise and capability to deploy and support cloud-ready, integrated infrastructure including both public and private cloud strategies. Backed by the company’s superior customer service and extensive fiber network, Consolidated Communications is an experienced and reliable partner, committed to helping businesses to master the powerful benefits of cloud services.

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About Consolidated Communications
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNSL) is a leading broadband and business communications provider serving consumers, businesses of all sizes, and wireless companies and carriers, across a 24-state service area.  Leveraging its advanced fiber optic network spanning more than 36,000 fiber route miles, Consolidated Communications offers a wide range of communications solutions, including: data, voice, video, managed services, cloud computing and wireless backhaul.  Headquartered in Mattoon, Ill., Consolidated Communications has been providing services in many of its markets for more than a century. 

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