FRIDAY HARBOR, WA--(Marketwire - October 6, 2009) - FiReGlobal : West Coast is proud to announce that SKYFIBER™ has been selected as a FiReStar company to be featured at the FiReGlobal : West Coast conference. FiReStar companies, both local and global, are pre-selected based on their potential to bring positive change to the world. These companies will be showcased throughout the conference, and at a FiReStar reception, during which local and global investors will be given the chance to meet company officers.

SKYFIBER is a wireless light network solutions company providing its clients with the most secure network transmission technology available today. Featured as a FiReStarter at the 2009 Future in Review conference, SKYFIBER allows organizations to transfer vast quantities of information at a low cost, with greater simplicity, and at a greatly mitigated risk of compromise. SKYFIBER wireless light technology consists of innovative, patented technologies and network designs that can economically augment or extend traditional fiber optic and microwave technologies to meet customer needs for mobility backhaul, enterprise and campus area networks, last-mile connectivity, secure private data networks, and emergency response networks.

"Impacting the world in a positive way through technology is a key part of SKYFIBER's core vision, and we are proud to be a chosen as a FiReStar company. One of SKYFIBER's long-term goals is for our low-cost high-bandwidth solutions to bring broadband to unconnected and underserved parts of the world," said CEO David Achim.

The FiReGlobal : West Coast conference will take place October 15th at the Seattle Four Seasons Hotel. It is the first regional version of the renowned Future in Review™ annual global technology conference, which the Economist calls "the best technology conference in the world." FiReGlobal : West Coast will showcase a world-class gathering of local and global thought leaders in technology and economics, through a series of interviews and onstage conversations. In a move beyond current tech conferences, FiReGlobal : West Coast has overlaid regional problems nominated by local leaders, to be solved through the collaboration of local Chief Technology Officers prior to the conference.

"SKYFIBER is turning a long-term dream into reality, providing a new version of fixed wireless that promise to bring broadband to an unserved segment of both urban and rural users. We look forward to having them with us at FiReGlobal, and to working with them in the future as they succeed," said Mark Anderson, CEO of SNS, Chair of FiRe and FiReGlobal : West Coast.

Other speakers will include Michael Dell, Chairman and CEO of Dell; Irwin Jacobs, Founder of Qualcomm; RealNetworks Founder, Chairman and CEO Rob Glaser; Nobel Laureate Lee Hartwell, President and Director of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Steve Reynolds, CEO of Puget Sound Energy; Washington State Commerce Department Director Rogers Weed; Larry Smarr, John Delaney, and Mark Anderson.

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