Coles Together - The economic development organization for Coles County

Telecommunications

Founded in 1984 and headquartered in Mattoon, Illinois, Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc., (NASDAQ: CNSL) is a family of companies providing advanced voice, data, video services to both residential and business customers in Illinois and Texas.  Consolidated is the 14th largest telephone company in the U.S. and provides services including local and long distance, high-speed Internet and digital TV.  Its related businesses complement its core telecommunications business and include directory services, business systems, data networks, retail and wholesale operator services, call completion services, and fully-integrated telemarketing and fulfillment services.

Consolidated is recognized for its world class Internet Protocol (IP) network with an ability to offer next generation IP services such as expanded capabilities with Digital Video Services, Voice over IP (VoIP) and IP Metro Ethernet services, for very large data transmissions. Consolidated's carrier-class fiber optic network is served by redundant path fiber rings with self-healing technology.  With headquarters and operations in Mattoon, customers have access to the best and most reliable telecommunications service available today.

 

Telecommunications Services

Consolidated Communications provides an array of voice and data services to residential and business customers in our community comparable to any in the country or world, including:

  • Local and Long Distance Services
  • High-speed Internet
  • Digital TV
  • Wireless Services
  • Business Phone Systems
  • Dedicated Internet
  • Structured Cabling and Wiring
  • Private Line
  • Audio Data Conferencing
  • Metro-Ethernet
  • Operator Services
  • Directory Services

 

Network and Reliability

Consolidated Communications uses the best available technology to ensure fast, reliable voice and data telecommunications, including:

  • Premium-grade fiber optics voice network that delivers clear local and long distance service
  • Extensive ATM/IP network with state-of-the-art equipment and multiple access points to the Internet backbone for a faster more reliable connection
  • Redundant power sources, multiple connection points, and physical security to protect critical information
  • Regional and city fiber optic cable rings that provide true route diversity
  • 26,000-mile fiber optics network, controlled and monitored 7 x 24
  • 100% digital network
  • Network engineered for carrier-grade service reliability, 99.999% availability
  • 92% of market broadband capable

 

Community Leader

Since 1894, Consolidated Communications has been a strong supporter of the communities it serves. The company has contributed more than $2.5 million to area schools, through the Earning for Learning long distance and Internet program. For nearly two decades Consolidated Communications as been the proud sponsor of the Special Olympics Family Festival, recognized as "the largest event of its kind in the world." With almost 600 employees in Coles County, thousands of Consolidated Communications volunteer hours are spent annually to further improve our communities.

 


Coles Together
400 Airport Road
Mattoon, Illinois 61938
Ph: (217)258-5627 - Fax:( 217)235-9492
Email: angela@colestogether.com