Up Next with SD-WAN: Consolidated Communications

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Consolidated Communications has joined the parade of companies offering SD-WAN, software-based network technology that provides a simplified management and automation of WAN connections. In late February, we reported that more than 85% of companies were considering adopting SD-WAN, according to a new SD-WAN report conducted...Learn More

Consolidated Communications Launches DDoS Mitigation Solution

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MATTOON, Ill. – April 23, 2018 – Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNSL), a leading broadband and business communications provider, today launched its Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Mitigation solution. Using an innovative, multi-stage approach to monitor, detect and mitigate the most complex DDoS attacks, businesses partnering with Consolidated...Learn More

Responding to Cable Company SMB Efforts, Consolidated Launches New BusinessOne Business Bundle

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Consolidated Communications today announced the launch of BusinessOne, a new bundle of broadband and voice services for the SMB segment. A primary goal of the new offering is to differentiate the telco’s business broadband service from growing competitive  cable business service offers. BusinessOne offers two...Learn More

Telco Video Landscape Changing as Consolidated Launches DIRECTV NOW Streaming OTT

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Consolidated Communications will begin marketing AT&T’s OTT streaming service DIRECTV NOW, the company announced today. DIRECTV NOW (DTVN) offers a streaming live channel line-up and video-on-demand and is positioned as a lower-cost option to traditional pay-TV video, delivered over-the-top. It’s an interesting move for Consolidated,...Learn More

Consolidated Broadband Upgrades Target Former FairPoint Markets

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Just after announcing the retirement of the FairPoint brand, Consolidated Communications announced broadband upgrade plans for their northeast markets. These Consolidated broadband upgrades will improve broadband speeds to over 500K locations in former FairPoint markets. The upgrades are courtesy of fiber network expansion in these...Learn More

FairPoint Brand is Formally Retired, Consolidated Focuses on Upgrading Broadband

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Another telecommunications brand will fade away, starting today, as Consolidated Communications will retire the FairPoint brand and begin operating as Consolidated Communications in former FairPoint territories. Consolidated acquired FairPoint for $1.3 billion (including debt) in July 2017. The combined company now operates in 24 states...Learn More

New NY Broadband Funding Winners Include Frontier, Windstream, TDS, Hughes, Others

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While Verizon’s $82 million funding was the big news from the recent New NY broadband funding announcement, other carriers also received funding for rural New York – including Frontier, Hughes Network Systems, TDS Telecom, Windstream and numerous smaller carriers. Funding also went to Fairpoint Communications,...Learn More

Consolidated Communications Launches On-site Secure

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MATTOON, Ill. – Jan. 29, 2018 – Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNSL), a leading broadband and business communications provider, today announced the launch of On-site Secure, a fully-managed, highly-available security offering that addresses the most sophisticated security threats with industry-leading technology. Consolidated’s On-site Secure uniquely integrates...Learn More

Consolidated Adds Fubo to Video Lineup

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MATTOON, Ill. – Dec. 21, 2017 – Consolidated Communications (NASDAQ: CNSL), a leading broadband and business communications provider, today announced it has reached a first-ever agreement with fuboTV, the leading sports-first live streaming TV service, to bring its robust content line-up to Consolidated Communications’ customers. fuboTV is one of...Learn More

RiverStreet Networks Adds Consolidated’s Virginia Network Assets, Pursues Regional Broadband Cooperative

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RiverStreet Networks, based in North Carolina, is growing again, thanks to Consolidated Communications, who is selling their Virginia network assets to the company. RiverStreet, a business unit of Wilkes Communications, has agreed to buy Peoples Mutual Telephone Company in an all cash transaction. Peoples is...Learn More

Consolidated Communications Now Offers TV Streaming in the Spanish Language

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CONROE, Texas – July 21, 2017 – Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNSL), a leading business and broadband communications provider, announces the launch of VEMOX™, an Olympusat, Inc., product. VEMOX™ is an Internet-based streaming video service entirely in Spanish that only requires a high-speed Internet...Learn More

Consolidated Communications Achieves MEF CE 2.0 Certification

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MATTOON, Ill. – Aug. 2, 2017 – Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNSL), a leading broadband and business communications provider, announced today that it has achieved MEF CE 2.0 certification, the stringent requirements set by MEF, the global body that oversees standards for carrier grade, interoperable Ethernet services....Learn More

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