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SNHU Arena Chooses Consolidated Communications as its Premier Telecommunications and Broadband Service Provider

New partnership boosts communications at busy regional venue

MANCHESTER, N.H. April 9, 2019SNHU Arena, an SMG managed arena, today announced it has chosen Consolidated Communications as its premier telecommunications and broadband service provider. The three-year partnership will provide the 11,770-seat downtown entertainment venue with a suite of voice and data communications solutions, including flexible dynamic bandwidth that delivers quality, dedicated broadband speeds for high-volume events.

“We look forward to working with our newest partner, Consolidated Communications, on enhancing the broadband and voice capabilities, both front and back of house, at the arena,” said Tim Bechert, senior general manager of SNHU Arena. “Keeping up with the latest technology is crucial in our industry for each tour relies on the most stable platform when entering a facility.”

The arena, recognized with a number of local and trade awards and achievements since it first opened in 2001, is the home of the Manchester Monarchs, ECHL affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings of the NHL, and plays host to a number of other sporting, entertainment, political and community events. 

“It’s a privilege to be the premier communications provider of the SNHU Arena,” said Lisa Leary, senior director of sales at Consolidated Communications. “We’re excited that our extensive suite of voice and data services will contribute to the success of SNHU Arena events, and we look forward to partnering with the team to help them stay connected for the future.”

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About Consolidated Communications
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNSL) is a leading broadband and business communications provider serving consumers, businesses, and wireless customers, and wireline carriers across rural and metro communities and in 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 for more information.

About SMG

Founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to 243 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theaters, performing arts centers, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 19 million square feet of exhibition space and more than 1.5 million sports and entertainment seats. As a recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre-opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Soldier Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston’s NRG Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions and catering companies, currently serving more than 140 accounts worldwide. For more information, visit

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