Radio communications companies combine

Madison-based General Communications Inc., a provider of public safety systems, has acquired Wisconsin Rapids-based Air Communications of Central Wisconsin Inc., according to a release from the company. The transaction will expand opportunities for the customers of the company, which include: police, fire, and public safety departments; cities and counties; and businesses, health care facilities, and school districts. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed but the company stated employees of Air Communications of Central Wisconsin will immediately become part of the General Communications company.