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LightPointe Promotes Lorian Sanders to COO

SAN DIEGO, CA and HANNOVER, GERMANY -- (Marketwire) -- 02/13/13 -- LightPointe, the number one manufacturer of all-weather always-on wireless backhaul bridges utilizing 4th generation hybrid laser technology and manufacturer of the lowest latency 60 GHz small cell and 80 GHz e-band radios, announced that the company has promoted Lorian Sanders from General Manager to Chief Operating Officer.

"With sales up 30 percent last year, and dramatic improvements made in the quality and reliability of our Gigabit capacity wireless bridges, I'm proud to announce the promotion of Lorian Sanders to COO," said Heinz Willebrand, president and CEO of LightPointe. "Lorian has shown unparalleled commitment to LightPointe for twelve years, and recently was instrumental in moving our manufacturing for all radio and optical products to our new headquarters in San Diego last year. She has spearheaded our quality control programs and led the Operations department with enthusiasm and absolute commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction. In addition to her new position as COO, Lorian will retain responsibility for finance and administration. All of us at LightPointe congratulate Lorian on a job well done."

In addition to the promotion, LightPointe announced that it is exhibiting at the CeBIT trade show in Hannover, Germany March 5 to 9. CeBIT is the world's leading high-tech event showcasing digital IT and telecommunications solutions, such as 4G/LTE telecom carrier products, point-to-point radios, broadband solutions, Free Space Optics, digital media, and consumer electronics. LightPointe encourages wireless distributors, resellers and integrators to schedule a meeting via its website.

About LightPointe Communications, Inc.

LightPointe is a San Diego-based manufacturer of wireless Gigabit capacity bridges for enterprise and 4G/LTE carrier markets, including small cell backhaul. Its AirePointe division (www.AirePointe.com) also delivers wireless solutions to the government sector and security industry. The company is privately held, owned by employees and a multi-billion dollar enterprise based in Silicon Valley. The company was recently acknowledged by EE Times magazine when it named Dr. Heinz Willebrand to the list "Forty innovators building the foundation of the next-gen electronics industry."

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