Enventis Takes on the Consolidated Communications Name

MANKATO, Minn., June 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Consolidated Communications (Nasdaq:CNSL) announced effective today the company will begin doing business in its Enventis markets under the Consolidated Communication name and brand.

"It's an exciting time for our company as we unify as one brand and one team with greater scale and resources to provide our customers even more value," said Bob Udell, president and chief executive officer of Consolidated Communications. "Our focus remains on providing reliable services at competitive prices and ultimately delivering a better experience."

Consolidated Communications completed its merger with Enventis on October 8, 2014. The company is one of the largest, independent communications providers in the United States. In 2014, Consolidated reported revenue of $790.1 million and total connections of 849,452.

Customers will not be required to change their email addresses. More information is available on the Consolidated Communications website at www.consolidated.com/enventis.

Udell concluded, "Consolidated Communications has a long history of stability and innovation, much like Enventis, and is committed to being a strong local partner. Although we are taking on a new name in Minnesota, North Dakota and Iowa, the commitment to our customers and the communities we serve remains as strong as ever."

Learn more at consolidated.com/enventis.

About Consolidated Communications

Consolidated Communications (Nasdaq:CNSL) provides business and broadband communications services across its 11-state service area. For more than a century, the Company has consistently provided innovative, reliable, high-quality products and services over an expanded fiber optic network. Consolidated Communications offers a wide range of communications solutions including: High-Speed Internet, Digital TV, Data, Phone, managed and cloud services and wireless backhaul. Learn more about Consolidated Communications at consolidated.com.

CONTACT: Jennifer Spaude, Director of Corporate Communications Ph: 507-386-3765

Source:Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc.