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Consolidated Communications Enhances Video Offerings with Offering of DIRECTV NOW Across its Service Area

DIRECTV NOW’s Streaming, Over-The-Top service offers Consolidated Communication Customers 120+ live TV channels, premium programming and much more                                                                                            

MATTOON, Ill. – Feb. 28, 2018Consolidated Communications (NASDAQ: CNSL), a leading broadband and business communications provider, today announced it will offer DIRECTV NOW, a streaming video service, to Consolidated Communications customers throughout its entire service area. Consolidated Communications customers will be able to enjoy DIRECTV NOW’s breaking news, sports, live events and thousands of popular cable programs.

“Our customers want the best in TV content including diverse programming choices and on-the-go flexibility at competitive rates,” said Rob Koester, vice president of product management, consumer services at Consolidated Communications. “DIRECTV NOW answers our customers’ call while supplementing our video offerings. We’re thrilled to be able to offer DIRECTV NOW to our customers.”

With DIRECTV NOW, customers can choose a package to stream more than 120 channels, 25,000 on demand titles and live events on any screen at home or on the go. Packages start with a lineup of more than 60 channels of news, entertainment and cable programming for $35 a month. To view the complete line up and options, visit The DIRECTV NOW service does not require installation or an annual contract.

Customers can sign up for DIRECTV NOW by visiting  Customers may be eligible for additional benefits such as an Amazon Fire TV 4K stick at no extra cost with a prepaid subscription.

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: Internet, data, phone, security, managed services, cloud services and wholesale, carrier solutions.  Headquartered in Mattoon, Ill., Consolidated Communications has been providing services in many of its markets for more than a century.

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