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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. The certification highlights Consolidated’s ability to deliver best-in-class, standards-based Ethernet services that are seamless with interoperability and performance features no matter the location.

“This certification strengthens our ability to provide high-performance, carrier grade Ethernet services, having met the strictest requirements of large enterprise clients and carriers,” said Doug Abolt, vice president of commercial product management, Consolidated Communications. “We’re proud to have achieved this certification and be able to deliver scalable, reliable next-generation Ethernet services to enterprise and carrier customers across the diverse metro and rural markets we serve.”

“MEF congratulates Consolidated Communications for demonstrating performance excellence through CE 2.0 certification of Ethernet Private Line, Ethernet Virtual Private Line, and Ethernet Access services,” said Kevin Vachon, COO, MEF. “MEF CE 2.0 certified services form the foundation for service innovation and illustrate the company’s commitment to delivering solutions that are optimized to meet the demanding needs of the digital economy and the hyper-connected world.”

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