Hacker Lab and Consolidated Communications Celebrate 1 Gig Launch

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Who: Consolidated Communications and Hacker Lab
What: Celebration to "Light Up" Hacker Lab's New 1 Gig Connection
Provided by Consolidated Communications
When: Friday, November 21, 2014 | 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Where: Hacker Lab | 1715 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95811

With 1 Gig Internet service delivered over Consolidated Communications' CCI Fiber+ network, Hacker Lab's community of creative designers, programmers and entrepreneurs will be free to develop the innovative technology of tomorrow. Hacker Lab will be the first co-working space in Sacramento with 1 Gig Internet service and only the second in Northern California.

11:30 – 11:45 Guest check-in
11:45 Program Begins
Gina Lujan Hacker Lab Founder/CEO
Steve Hansen City Councilman
Anne Neville Federal Broadband Act
Craig Settles Gigabit Nation Broadband Talk Radio
Gabe Waggoner Vice President, Consolidated Communications
12:00 1 Gig "Lighting" ceremony
12:05 Lunch and tours

About Consolidated Communications

Consolidated Communications (Nasdaq:CNSL) is a leading broadband communications provider with operations across the United States. With one of the highest quality, fiber-rich networks in the industry, the Company offers a wide range of commercial, carrier and residential communications services.

Contact: Anne Chacón | Communications Manager
916.786.1235 | anne.chacon@consolidated.com

About Hacker Lab

Hacker Lab believes that technology can change the world by educating folks and supporting startups with community driven resources. Hacker Lab offers co-working and maker space for students, professionals and hobbyists; EDU courses and meet-up space for technology, fabrication, design, and startups; and community mentorship for startups, engineers, and designers.

Contact: Gina Lujan | Founder & CEO
916.514.7044 | gina@hackerlab.org

Source:Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc.