MANKATO, Minn.--July 31, 2008--HickoryTech Corporation (Nasdaq: HTCO) announced today that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 12 cents per share, payable Sept. 5, 2008, to shareholders of record Aug. 15, 2008. The company has a long history of paying quarterly cash dividends.
HickoryTech Corporation (NASDAQ: HTCO), headquartered in Mankato, Minn., offers integrated communication products and services to business and residential customers over a regional fiber network. The company is in its 110th year of operation and has approximately 420 employees. The Telecom Sector, with facilities-based operations in Minnesota and Iowa, offers local voice, long distance, high-speed Internet, Digital TV and IP networking services to residential and business customers. In addition, the Telecom Sector develops telecom and carrier access billing solutions and customer management systems. The Enventis Sector provides IP-based voice, data and network solutions to businesses across a five-state region. For more information, visit www.hickorytech.com.
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