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SignalPoint Communications Acquires Leading Wi-Fi Provider

Acquisition Significantly Enhances Wi-Fi Capabilities for Large Scale Deployments, Along With Mobile Data Analytics

HACKENSACK, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 01/22/13 -- SignalPoint Communications, a leading provider of full-service technology and communications solutions, announced today the acquisition of North Carolina based SignalShare, a company that specializes in high capacity Wi-Fi networks and mobile engagement analytics for massive audiences.

The combined entities will create an unprecedented dominance in the data transport marketplace by offering permanent and temporary high capacity Wi-Fi networks for the masses. These added capabilities, coupled with SignalPoint's existing infrastructure, will provide the industry with a one stop shop for premier high capacity Wi-Fi services for consumers and businesses.

SignalShare delivers the expertise to solve the most difficult Wi-Fi challenges for any size event, along with the ability to engage the end users via its Live-Fi™ platform. "While developing specialization in high-capacity solutions in temporary and permanent spaces, SignalShare uses best practices to mitigate the most common challenges in working in high-capacity environments. Our time-tested ability to learn and overcome these changes has differentiated SignalShare from other network providers," said Joe Costanzo, CTO and Co-founder of SignalShare. "This acquisition allows us to accelerate our ability to grow and better meet demand, while continuing to build upon our reputation in the industry."

SignalShare's proprietary audience engagement solution, Live-Fi™, allows immediate interaction with consumers, fans and other patrons to directly connect with in-browser messaging and sponsorship advertising opportunities. This increased connectivity provides for the discovery of valuable interaction data that has been difficult or impossible to capture previously. Live-Fi™ creates an opportunity for the event or venue to monetize and engage its attendees in ways that have never been achieved before.

"SignalShare has developed the know-how to deliver wireless high-speed Internet to tens-of-thousands of users at the same time and in the same place with quality of service," said Aaron Dobrinsky, President of SignalPoint. "This acquisition allows us to significantly expand and differentiate our existing Wi-Fi division. SignalShare's outstanding reputation within the industry has only been enhanced with its services being provided to top brands, properties and venues including The Sands Expo, Sacramento Kings, Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers, IBM and the US Open to name a few."

About SignalPoint Communications:
SignalPoint Holdings Corp. (DBA) SignalPoint Communications is a full-service communications and business solutions provider that tailors IT infrastructure and communication needs into an effective and comprehensive solution. The Company provides managed services to businesses, including point-to-point connections, Ethernet VLAN, Internet, VoIP, Wireless Solutions transmitting over regulated and unregulated radio spectrum (4G Wi-Fi), networking services, E-mail, private data networking, and security solutions. In addition, SignalPoint has a dedicated Events division and Professional Services organization. The Company also provides complete wholesale telecom services, including domestic and international origination / DIDs, domestic and international terminations, mobile VOIP solutions, SMS enables DIDs, prepaid services, and mobile application development support. SignalPoint Communications is headquartered in Hackensack, NJ. For more information, go to www.signalpointcommunications.com.

About SignalShare:
SignalShare delivers turnkey services including all of the technology, infrastructure, and expertise necessary to construct a broadband wireless network. Regardless of the location, event type, or duration, SignalShare has the tools and the knowledge to connect you with your fans and guests in a whole new way. SignalShare is headquartered in Raleigh, NC. For more information, go to www.signalshare.com.

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