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August 15, 2014

Galaxie expands on mobile devices

Stingray Digital, the leading provider of multiplatform music services for Pay-TV operators worldwide announced today that its Galaxie music service is now available for free to Consolidated Communications customers as an app on mobile devices and tablets.

“Tens of millions of subscribers enjoy the variety and superior programming of the Galaxie music channels on their televisions,” stated Eric Boyko, President and CEO of Stingray Digital. “Listening habits are evolving, and more and more content is being consumed on mobile devices. In order to satisfy these changing needs, we are pleased to now offer Galaxie on mobile to customers of Consolidated Communications,” Mr. Boyko added.

Following the integration of the Adobe Pass and using the Synacor authentication platform, Consolidated Communications customers can now easily log into the Galaxie mobile app on iOS and Android devices for free streaming of the 50 commercial-free music channels. This seamless integration ensures a simple and user-friendly login procedure.

“We are very excited to provide Galaxie’s music service over an easy to use mobile app,” said Jaime Montes, senior product manager for Consolidated Communications. “Our California customers can now enjoy streaming music anywhere, with no commercials and at no additional charge.”

The Galaxie music service will continue to evolve and more and more subscribers will be able to enjoy the Galaxie music channels they love on more devices as Galaxie on mobile is rolled out in the coming weeks to additional operators using Adobe Pass and Synacor.

About Consolidated Communications

Founded more than a century ago, Consolidated Communications (NASDAQ:CNSL) provides advanced communications services to both residential and business customers in California, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Texas and Pennsylvania. Consolidated Communications offers a wide range of services over its technologically advanced IP-based network, including local and long distance telephone, Digital Phone, high-speed Internet access and Digital TV. Additional information about Consolidated Communications and its products and services is available at www.consolidated.com.

About Stingray Digital

Stingray Digital is the leading multi-platform music service provider in the world, with more than 100 million subscribers in 113 countries around the world. Geared towards individuals and businesses alike, the company’s commercial entities include leading digital music and video services Galaxie, Music Choice International, Concert TV and The KARAOKE Channel. The company also offers various business solutions, including sensory marketing solutions via its Stingray360 division and music licensing services through Stingray Music.

Majority-owned by Telesystem, Novacap and Boyko Investment Corporation, Stingray Digital is headquartered in Montreal and has over 200 employees in offices across Canada, as well as additional offices in Los Angeles, Miami, London and Tel Aviv. The company stood out in 2013 by ranking 15th on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50MC list, and figuring amongst PROFIT magazine’s fastest growing Canadian companies. For more information, please visit www.stingraydigital.com.

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Mathieu Péloquin
Senior Vice-President, Marketing and Communications
Stingray Digital
514-664-1244, ext 2362