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Consolidated Communications Marks 125th Anniversary by Supporting Community Organizations and Celebrating Customers

Employees selected organizations to receive special gifts and participated in hunger-related volunteer initiatives; customers awarded prizes through online contest

MATTOON, Ill. – Jan. 9, 2020Consolidated Communications, Inc., (NASDAQ: CNSL) a leading broadband and business communications provider, commemorated its125th anniversary in 2019 by making special contributions of $1,250 every month to an organization in its service area. The special gifts – totaling $15,000 and selected by employees – were made in addition to the Company’s established annual giving programs across the 23 states it serves.

In addition to the financial support provided to community organizations, employees also collected and donated nearly 4,000 pounds of food, packed more than 2,000 meals and volunteered hundreds of hours toward hunger-related initiatives across the country.

“We were pleased to make these contributions in recognition of Consolidated Communications’ 125 years of serving customers,” said Jennifer Spaude, vice president of corporate communications and investor relations. “We have a strong tradition of giving back to organizations that are making a significant impact in the communities we serve, and our employees are committed to our company value of building stronger communities and supporting the important work being done every day.”

Additionally, the Company held a yearlong “125 Days of Giveaways” contest to thank its customers.  Thousands entered to win prizes such as gift cards, outdoor gear, programmable thermostats, electronics and more.

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.

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