EthoStream Acquires HSIA Operations from Powerlinx Inc.

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EthoStream Completes Acqusition

EthoStream, LLC, a Milwaukee-based high-speed Internet solution provider, announced today its acquisition of HSIA operations from St. Petersburg, FL-based Powerlinx, Inc. The acquisition will transfer all existing customers and new sales to EthoStream for both installation and ongoing support. In addition, each property will become a member of the EthoStream Hospitality Network, with access to all of its benefits including the RMC, support statistics, and monthly updates.

"With the hospitality industry’s rapid addition of HSIA as a guest amenity, EthoStream has created a comprehensive solution for property owners. We are happy to extend our EthoStream Hospitality Network to Powerlinx properties and look forward to providing them with our exceptional service and support." said Jason Tienor, President & CEO of EthoStream. "With this new addition, we continue to strengthen our position as a leading HSIA vendor in the hospitality industry."

Powerlinx Inc., a power line technology company, has delivered high-speed Internet services to hotels since 2004. "EthoStream has a proven track record for excellent service and support. At the end of the day, it’s all about service,” said Powerlinx CFO Douglas Bauer. “EthoStream was head and shoulders above the other providers we evaluated.”

As guests demand quality Internet access, EthoStream continues to be the vendor of choice as its EthoStream Hospitality Network has mushroomed to greater than 275 properties in early 2005. With its comprehensive offering including centralized printing, integrated reporting, centralized web-based management over all properties and industry-leading support, EthoStream is able to provide property owners with complete project ownership from initial site survey through 24/7 support. The EthoStream Remote Management Console (RMC), which can be seen at, provided owners with true value in its centralized reporting and property management. This web-based console also integrates well with EthoStream hospitality products including online video surveillance and VOIP for hospitality.

About EthoStream, LLC

EthoStream has emerged as one of the leading providers of HSIA within the hospitality industry. Providing unparalleled support based in the US and solutions such as the Remote Management Console (RMC) v2.0 and EthoStream Gateway Server (EGS) 3.0, EthoStream has given its customers more value for their HSIA investment. In addition to being named a preferred vendor for brands such as Choice Hotels International, Baymont Hotels and Grandstay Suites, EthoStream partners closely with each customer to ensure the absolute best level of service possible. EthoStream specializes in integrated solutions allowing remote management and support for its customers. Providing web-based tools and reporting for users to track its effectiveness, EthoStream has developed the complete solution. More information regarding EthoStream's products and services may be found at or by calling 414-223-0473.

About PowerLinx, Inc.:

PowerLinx, Inc., (OTC: PWLX), develops, manufactures, and markets products and applications that transmit voice, video, audio and data either individually or in any and all combinations over power lines, twisted-pair wires and coax in AC and DC power environments, on any and all power grids. The Company has also developed, manufactured, and marketed different kinds of underwater video cameras, lights and accessories for the marine, commercial and consumer retail markets.

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