Consolidated Communications Announces Third Quarter Earnings Call

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

MATTOON, Ill., Oct. 5, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:CNSL) will release its third quarter 2010 financial results before the market opens on November 4, 2010. The company intends to host a conference call and simultaneous webcast at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time / 10:00 a.m. Central Time on the same day to discuss third quarter earnings and developments with respect to the company.

The webcast can be accessed from the "Investor Relations" section of the company's website at . The webcast will be archived at the same location. The conference call dial-in number is 1-877-374-3981 with conference ID 15956223. A telephonic replay of the conference call will be available starting two hours after completion of the call until November 11, 2010 at midnight ET. The replay can be accessed by calling 1-800-642-1687.

About Consolidated

Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. is an established local exchange company providing communication services to residential and business customers in Illinois, Texas and Pennsylvania. Each of the operating companies has been operating in its local market for over 100 years. 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