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The Madison Pairs History with New Technology
DC Landmark Property Installs StayOnline's Wireless Solution
Atlanta, GA – Feb. 9, 2005 –  Adding to the charm and grandeur of its status as a top hotel in the nation’s capital city, The Madison in Washington, DC has gracefully met the challenges of today’s high-tech world by offering wireless High Speed Internet Access by StayOnline.  Travelers who are accustomed to the most luxurious accommodations can now utilize the best in online wireless connectivity just blocks from The White House. 

“StayOnline has enabled The Madison to take a major step in our quest for quality by offering guests the stable wireless environment that is expected in a hotel of this caliber,” says Axel Suray, General Manager, The Madison.  “The response from guests thus far has been outstanding.”

Located in the heart of our nation’s capital, The Madison offers visiting dignitaries, business and leisure travelers alike a glimpse into the district’s past.  The hotel, named for President James Madison and his wife Dolley, blends the elegance of old Washington with the modern conveniences of today.  All of the hotel’s public areas including 10,000 square feet of meeting space are now outfitted with StayOnline’s wireless connectivity.  

“After much research into the leading wireless providers, we discovered that StayOnline had an excellent reputation for providing a stable wireless environment and unparalleled customer service,” added Suray.  “With our previous provider, complaints were the norm, but now our guests are actually praising our system, which enables them to get online at super high speeds and to stay online because of the secure connection the StayOnline network offers. “

“We are pleased to have been selected as the wireless provider for yet another distinctive hotel,” said Antonio DiMilia, President and CEO of StayOnline. “The partnership between The Madison and StayOnline once again demonstrates the uncompromising technological quality and customer service that we strive to offer all our customers. “

About StayOnline

StayOnline’s wireless high-speed Internet solution is installed in 63,000 guest rooms in more than 440 hotels and resorts across North America in more than 30 hotel brands, as well as a variety of unique boutique and historic properties. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, StayOnline provides secure wireless high-speed Internet access solutions and flexible wireless infrastructure for the hospitality industry.  The company operates the largest, 100% WLAN in hotels in North America.  StayOnline meets the highest quality standards and is Intel® Centrino™ verified.  For additional information on StayOnline, visit

About The Madison

Established in 1963 and re-established in 2003, The Madison is a Washington landmark offering 353- luxuriously appointed accommodations including balcony suites on its penthouse level.  Embracing the elegant sophistication of the original hotel, the renewed The Madison blends timelessly classic early 19th century design traditions with the 21st century amenities and gracious services expected of a contemporary luxury property.  The restored hotel also adheres to The Madison tradition of being a one-of-a-kind, independent entity with a distinct personality. For reservations call 1.800.424.8577or visit The Madison at


Karin P. Koser

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