Consolidated Communications

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Consolidated Communications
Formerly called
Enventis, HickoryTech, SureWest Communications, Roseville Telephone Company, North Pittsburgh Telephone Company, North Pittsburgh Systems, Inc., TXU Communications, Fort Bend Telephone Company, Lufkin-Conroe Telephone Exchange, Illinois Consolidated Telephone Company, Mattoon Telephone Company (1914–2003)
Traded as NASDAQCNSL
S&P 600 Component
Industry Telecommunications
Founded 1894 (123 years ago) (1894) as the Mattoon Telephone Company in Mattoon, Illinois, United States
Founder Dr. Iverson A. Lumpkin
Headquarters Mattoon, Illinois, United States
Area served
11 states: California, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Texas, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
Products Residential Digital TV, High-Speed Internet, phone, Home Automation and Security Services. Commercial Internet, Voice, Managed & Hosted, Cloud and IT Services.
Revenue Decrease US$ 742.2 million (2016) [1]
Decrease US$ 87.4 million (2016) [1]
Increase US$ 8.4 million (2016) [1]
Total assets Decrease US$ 2,092.8 billion (2016) [1]
Total equity Decrease US$ 171.0 million (2016) [1]
Number of employees
1,676 (2016) [1]
Parent Consolidated Communications Inc. (CCI)

Consolidated Communications, Inc. (CCI) is an American telecommunications company based in Mattoon, Illinois, serving 11 states – California, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Texas, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

CCI offers residential Digital TV, High-Speed Internet, phone, Home Automation and Security Services. CCI also offers commercial services for businesses of all sizes with data and Internet, Voice, Managed & Hosted, Cloud and IT services.

In July 2016, Consolidated Communications completed a merger with Champaign Telephone Company and its sister company, Big Broadband Services, a private business communications provider in the Champaign–Urbana metropolitan area.

In December 2016, Consolidated Communications announced that it would purchase FairPoint Communications for $1.5 billion including assumption of debt.[2]

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