MANKATO, Minn. – July 11, 2018 – Consolidated Communications (NASDAQ: CNSL), a leading broadband and business communications provider, today announced the availability of increased broadband speeds in the company’s southern Minnesota service area.  Residents can now choose from a variety of plans with connections up to 80 Mbps, all competitively priced.

“We are constantly investing in the communities we serve and are excited to offer increased speeds in the greater Mankato area,” said Mark Sharpless, manager of network engineering at Consolidated Communications. “As people have more and more devices and the Internet of Things becomes an essential part of everyday life, we have made delivering faster speeds and reliable connections to our customers a top priority.”

Consolidated Communications’ high-speed Internet services include no data caps and a free wifi router, all backed by local customer service. The new broadband packages can be bundled with Consolidated’s Digital TV and voice services to provide even greater savings.

Increased speeds are available within the following communities: Mankato, North Mankato, Amboy, Cambria, Eagle Lake, Ellendale, Faribault, Garden City, Good Thunder, Janesville, Lake Crystal, Madison Lake, Mapleton, New Richland, Nicollet, Pemberton, St. Clair, St. Peter, Vernon Center and Waseca.

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