SOURCE: StoneBridge Wireless Broadband

October 31, 2005 14:49 ET

StoneBridge Wireless Broadband Completes Acquisition of Nomad Broadband

Regional Service Provider Enhances Customer Base in Western Wisconsin

Eden Prairie, MN -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 31, 2005 -- StoneBridge Wireless Broadband, one of the largest next-generation broadband providers in the Midwest United States, announced today that it is has completed the acquisition of Nomad Broadband, Hudson WI. The Nomad acquisition and subsequent merging of Nomad customers into the StoneBridge network creates one of the largest fixed wireless networks in western Wisconsin.

Nomad Broadband headquartered in Hudson, Wisconsin, had built one of the largest Wireless Internet Service Providers in western Wisconsin. According to Skip Lindback, President of Nomad Broadband, "This new arrangement will be a win-win for our valued customers, as StoneBridge has an exceptional infrastructure and is already an established Wireless Broadband Provider in the Hudson Area."

Mr. Stephen Gowdy, President and CEO of StoneBridge Wireless Broadband, stated that, "Adding Nomad Broadband to our existing prestigious customer base will enhance our presence and our service delivery model in western Wisconsin. The Nomad acquisition solidifies our position as the market leader of highly reliable fixed wireless broadband services in the area."

StoneBridge now serves more than 900 enterprise business and government agency users as diverse as farm and construction equipment dealers, manufacturing entities, contracting firms, regional healthcare providers, credit unions, mortgage offices and a broad base of retail operations. The company's extensive footprint can be found at http://www.sbwireless.net/coverage.html.

The StoneBridge16-county service territory in Minnesota and Wisconsin extends wireless broadband to a wide variety of demanding SOHO, small-to-large enterprise, public sector and municipal users today. Offerings include broadband Internet access from 1Mbps to 1.25 Gbps, as well as a range of specialized applications to meet enterprise, community and carrier networking requirements.

About StoneBridge Wireless Broadband

Stonebridge Wireless Broadband is a network service provider delivering broadband connectivity solutions to unserved and underserved businesses and communities in the Midwest United States. StoneBridge presents a cost-effective, highly reliable alternative to traditional wire line networks by providing an adaptable service footprint, rapid deployment, faster speeds and a suite of mainstream enterprise network applications. Founded in 2000, the company is privately funded. It operates a wireless Ethernet backbone and a highly dense footprint of wireless services in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Oklahoma. http://www.sbwireless.net

Contact Information

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    Tim Johnson
    Vice President and General Manager
    StoneBridge Wireless Broadband
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