Xiocom Wireless Acquires New Zealand-based Roamad

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Xiocom Wireless Acquires New Zealand-Based RoamAD

ATLANTA, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

Integrated software and hardware technologies to increase value of broadband 


    Xiocom Wireless, Inc., a global provider of integrated wireless broadband solutions, announced today the

acquisition of RoamAD, including its brand, trademarks, intellectual property and patents.

    "The global market for wireless broadband solutions continues to grow as the need for connected businesses

and communities increases in the developing markets," said Jeff Spence, CEO of Xiocom.  "We are pleased to

reach this agreement with RoamAD as their software platform, international presence and entrepreneurial spirit will

enhance our ability to serve developing markets with relevant and valuable broadband services."

    The strategic acquisition of the RoamAD platform brings to Xiocom an industry-leading router and network

management technology for wireless broadband networks. The integration of RoamAD and Xiocom technologies

enables a more cost-effective and rapid deployment of wireless broadband networks globally.

    "I am very excited to join Xiocom, a company with the team, vision and resources to build upon the success that

RoamAD has achieved. This is an excellent opportunity for our customers and partners," said Martyn Levy, former

CEO of RoamAD.  "We look forward to serving them with continued excellence as we advance with Xiocom."

    In completing this acquisition, "Xiocom enhances the way we serve our partners and customers around the

globe. Customers demand a robust set of voice, video and mobility solutions and the RoamAD solution accelerates

our ability to efficiently deliver these solutions in underserved communities," said Steve Erdman, Xiocom's Senior

Vice President, Global Business Development.  "We are very fortunate to have Martyn Levy and his team joining


    About Xiocom Wireless

    Founded in 2007, Xiocom Wireless is a global provider of integrated wireless broadband solutions. The

company's XioSphere(TM) platform offers a range of flexible, market-driven services that substantially reduces the

cost to design, deploy and manage broadband wireless networks.

    About RoamAD

    RoamAD was founded in 2001 and, prior to its acquisition by Xiocom, supplied next-generation metro Wi-Fi,

highway Wi-Fi and campus Wi-Fi networks as well as public safety networks for CCTV and video surveillance.

RoamAD networks are unmatched in flexibility, technical functionality and economics. RoamAD wireless nodes are

WiMAX backhaul agnostic with upcoming support for 802.11n MIMO. RoamAD networks are remotely upgradeable

and optimized to support mobile broadband data and mobile VoIP/VoWiFi. RoamAD is a trademark of Xiocom

Wireless, Inc. All other brand or product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective


SOURCE: Xiocom Wireless, Inc.

    CONTACT:  Dan Greenfield, Xiocom Wireless, Inc.



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