Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (CNSL)
Q2 2012 Earnings Call
August 2, 2012 11:00 AM ET
Matt Smith – Director, IR
Bob Currey – President and CEO
Steve Childers – SVP and CFO
Frank Louthan – Raymond James
Barry Sine – Drexel Hamilton
Jennifer Fritzsche – Wells Fargo
Steve Blinn – Morgan Stanley
Donna Jaegers – DA Davidson
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Consolidated Communications Second Quarter 2012 Results Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later we will conduct a question-and-answer session and instructions will follow at that time. (Operator instructions) As a reminder, this conference call is being recorded.
I would now like to turn the conference over to your host, Mr. Matt Smith. You may begin.
Thank you, Mamie, and good morning everyone. We appreciate you joining us today for our second quarter 2012 earnings call. At the conclusion of the prepared remarks, we will open the call up for questions. Joining me on the call today are Bob Currey, President and Chief Executive Officer; and Steve Childers, Chief Financial Officer. Also available during the question-and-answer session is Bob Udell, our Chief Operating Officer.
Please review the Safe Harbor provisions in our press release in our SEC filings for information about forward-looking statements and related risk factors. This call may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Such forward-looking statements reflect, among other things, management’s current expectations, plans and strategies, and anticipated financial results, all of which are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and factors that may cause the actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements.