Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

MATTOON, Ill., Sept. 29, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On August 2, 2010, the board of directors of Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:CNSL) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.38738 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable on November 1, 2010 to stockholders of record at the close of business on October 15, 2010. 

About Consolidated

Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. is an established rural local exchange company providing communication services to residential and business customers in Illinois, Texas and Pennsylvania. As of June 30, 2010, the Company had 242,282 ILEC access lines, 73,686 Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) access line equivalents, 103,428 DSL subscribers and 26,074 IPTV subscribers. The Company offers a wide range of telecommunications services, including local and long distance service, custom calling features, private line services, high-speed Internet access, digital TV, carrier access services and directory publishing.

CONTACT: Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. Matt Smith, Treasurer & Director of Finance 217-258-2959 matthew.smith@consolidated.com