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Consolidated Communications Empowering Gamers for Charity with 1Gig Broadband

Partnership with LANFest Sacramento brings gamers together for good                                   

Sacramento, Calif. – June 10, 2019Consolidated Communications (NASDAQ: CNSL) a leading broadband and business communications provider, is providing 1Gig broadband connectivity for 500 local PC gamers as they compete over three days, while raising money for two great causes.

Held at McClellan Conference Center, LANFest Sacramento is a “bring your own computer” live gaming event. The innovated event runs June 14 – 16 and offers 50 hours of nonstop gaming, including a variety of tournaments, callouts to join group play, and offline contests. Throughout the event, gamers will be raising money to benefit Children’s Miracle Network, supporting 170 children’s hospitals across the U.S. and Canada, and Sacramento Make-A-Wish, providing critically ill children with life-changing experiences.

“It is awesome that local businesses like Consolidated Communications are stepping up to support gamers and this event,” said Nathan Johnson, LANFest organizer. “We’re excited that CCI is providing the fastest and most reliable Internet for Sacramento’s largest and longest running event of its kind. Everyone is coming together to make this summer 2019 LANFest the best event yet. The funds raised at this event do real good in the local community through supporting Children's Miracle Network UC Davis Hospital and Make-a-Wish. The road has been hard traveled to find the right home, the right partners and prepare for this LANFest. We are so grateful to our staff, community and partners.”

Fiber Internet services offer faster, highly reliable broadband connectivity that gives customers symmetrical speeds and the ability to connect multiple devices without sacrificing speed. Fiber supports gaming with minimal buffering or latency.

“Consolidated is excited to be part of this inclusive community,” Haavard Sterri, senior director of marketing for Consolidated. “Gamers know better than most the importance of stable, high-speed Internet can make at work and at play. Slow connections mean no fun for PC gaming, and Consolidated is proud to provide the technology backbone for this innovative, event.”

About Consolidated Communications
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNSL) is a leading broadband and business communications provider serving consumers, businesses, and wireless and wireline carriers across rural and metro communities and 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 LANFest Sacramento
LANFest Sacramento is a chapter of the national nonprofit LANFest that empowers gaming communities to create unique gaming experiences to support charity. LANFest events are giant BYOC (Bring Your Own Computer) events with hundreds of gamers that include multiple days of nonstop action packed tournaments, contests, games and prizes. Hosted by an all-volunteer passionate staff, LANFest is open to the general public for a small admission fee, which proceeds to go to charity. Learn more about LANFest at

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