ATLANTA, September 11 /PRNewswire/ --

- Wisconsin-based, Innovative Wireless Broadband Firm Has Strong Relationship with Cisco

Xiocom Wireless (, a global provider of integrated wireless broadband solutions, today announced its acquisition of Madison, Wisconsin-based Mad City Broadband, an innovative wireless broadband provider that owns and operates a unified wireless mesh network in Madison.

"Mad City has been an innovative, even game changing, industry player," said Xiocom President, Troy Richardson. "By joining Mad City to Xiocom, we are opening up a host of new opportunities for our customers in Madison and our partnerships around the globe."

Atlanta-based Xiocom works with network owners across the globe to deploy integrated wireless broadband solutions in developing markets.

"We are very impressed with the relationships and partnerships that Mad City Broadband built to serve their customers. This acquisition will enable the Mad City Broadband team to expand their coverage and offerings to the City of Madison and to achieve new milestones by working with strategic partners like Cisco Systems," Richardson said.

Mad City's 10-square-mile, indoor and outdoor broadband network in Madison has been named a Cisco Showcase Network. This coveted designation, which comes from the world's leading supplier of Internet networking equipment, testifies to Mad City's relentless focus on innovation and advanced technical knowledge.

"The combination of our local technical and support teams, Xiocom's global reach and resources provide a unique opportunity to create the world's most comprehensive set of wireless broadband offerings to serve the Madison community," said Todd Anderson, Mad City's Chief Technology Officer. "This is an excellent growth opportunity and evolution for our company."

"Our vision is to build a network of sales and technical partnerships around the globe and to become the premier broadband wireless company in the industry," Jeff Spence, Xiocom's Chief Executive Officer added. "The acquisition of Mad City Broadband is a perfect combination of great customers and a network operator with the desire to deliver a world-class customer experience. We are very excited about our future in Madison."

About Xiocom Wireless

Founded in 2002, Florida, 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.

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Bonnie Hensler, Xiocom Wireless, +1-678-218-5680,; or Jerry Grasso, GrassoPR, for Xiocom Wireless, +1-404-822-2047,