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xG Technology Names Industry Veteran Rich Schubiger to Lead Government Sales Group

SARASOTA, FL — (Marketwire) — 09/25/12 — xG® Technology, Inc. (“xG” or the “Company”) (AIM: XGTU.L) (AIM: XGT.L), the developer of a portfolio of wireless communications technologies that solve the spectrum crisis, including cognitive radio networks, is pleased to announce that Rich Schubiger has joined the Company as its new Vice President of Government Sales. In this position, Rich will be responsible for overseeing sales of xMax cognitive radio network solutions to key government sectors, including the military, DHS (Department of Homeland Security), first responder, and public safety markets. This also includes government agencies at the national, state and local levels.

The defense, public safety, and government sectors represent key markets for xG-s patented xMax products and technology. xMax-s expeditionary design allows deployments on a “whenever, wherever needed” basis, providing a level of resilience and continuity of operations that is not available from commercial wireless systems. At the same time, xMax is interoperable with 2G, 3G, 4G systems and legacy IP infrastructures.

Commenting on the announcement, John Coleman, CEO of xG Technology, said, “We are pleased to have Rich Schubiger on board as we ramp up our efforts to meet the extensive interest expressed in our game-changing technology from military, first responder and public safety markets. His demonstrated track record of success and deep domain experience will make him a key asset in driving our solution to buyers in these sectors.”

Rich Schubiger said, “I am very pleased to be joining the xG team during this exciting period for the company. I look forwarding to advancing the xMax value proposition to the government sector, where xG-s technology satisfies the need for a mobile, scalable, frequency agile, cost-efficient wireless broadband system.”

Rich Schubiger brings to xG over 20 years of experience in the wireless communications industry with a focus on the public safety and first responder markets. During his career he has served in a variety of corporate positions including executive management, sales, operations, design, and project management. Rich has amassed a wide range of management experience with private and public companies, which has featured extensive, hands-on executive consulting in the wireless and security industries. He served as Chairman and CEO of Global Technology, Inc., a provider of innovative communications solutions for the security, law enforcement and business sectors. Global Technology had seven facilities in North and South America and employed sales, project management, and engineering specialists.

Mr. Schubiger was the co-founder of Quality Communications and served as the company President/CEO. His leadership skills took Quality Communications from launch to become one of the fastest growing wireless sales and engineering companies in the United States. In 2004, Quality Communications was acquired by WPCS International. Rich held a Corporate Executive Vice President position with WPCS until his resignation in November 2008. Prior to establishing Quality Communications, Rich had a successful career with Motorola designing and supporting major wireless systems for utility, enterprise, and government applications. He also served proudly in the United States Marine Corps.

xG Technology is a leading developer of innovative and disruptive communications technologies for wireless networks. Its patented intellectual property portfolio covers a broad range of applications, including smart wireless networks that can help address the global wireless spectrum crisis through advanced technology. xG is commercializing some of these technologies to create xMax, the world-s first carrier-class cognitive (i.e. smart) radio network. The Company-s technology provides ways to significantly increase the efficient use of spectrum, allowing network operators to offload existing voice or data traffic, reduce dropped calls, and enhance network capacity for their customers. xMax-s standards-based IP architecture minimizes network deployment, management and operational costs while simplifying the delivery of high quality fixed and mobile voice and data services. xMax can enhance and extend any wireless network, and provides an economical last mile solution for hard to reach customers and devices. Using field-proven technology, xMax enables the delivery of mobile broadband services to consumers, agencies and enterprises worldwide in both licensed and free unlicensed bands. Based in the USA, xG has over 60 US and more than 140 international patents and pending patent applications. xG-s intellectual property is available for licensing in domestic and international markets. For more information, please visit .

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