HickoryTech Corporation (NASDAQ: HTCO) today announced its Board of Directors voted to declare a quarterly dividend of $0.15 per share of HickoryTech common stock. The $0.15 dividend is payable in the first quarter on March 5, 2014 to shareholders of record on Feb. 15, 2014.

HickoryTech has paid a cash dividend to shareholders for more than 65 years and increased its dividend the past four consecutive years, the most recent increase being the fourth quarter 2013.

About HickoryTechHickoryTech Corporation is a leading communications provider serving business and residential customers in the upper Midwest and is doing business as Enventis. With headquarters in Mankato, Minn., the corporation has 500 employees and an expanded, multi-state fiber network spanning more than 4,100 route miles serving Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota. The company provides IP-based voice and data solutions, MPLS networking, data center and managed hosted services and communication systems to businesses across a five-state region. The company also offers broadband Internet, Digital TV, voice and data services to businesses and consumers in southern Minnesota and northwest Iowa. The Company trades on the NASDAQ, symbol: HTCO, and is a member of the Russell 2000 Index. For more information, visit www.enventis.com.

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