Consolidated Communications - Watch List 2009

Consolidated Communications: In the U.S., independent telcos like SureWest Communications, Canby Telcom and Pioneer Telephone have gotten much attention for acting aggressively, but Consolidated, based in Mattoon, Ill., and serving markets in Illinois, Texas and Pennsylvania has now put together a nice string of quarters in which it has grown its IPTV customer base, right through the third quarter's record additions of 1,800. The company also took an edgy step in becoming the largest announced U.S. customer thus far for the Ruckus Wireless in-home IPTV distribution system. Now, Consolidated, like Carphone, needs a better name: How about borrowing from Mattoon High School sports teams and calling the company the fighting Green Wave?

Consolidated Communications - Watch List 2009
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