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Press Release -- July 18th, 2012
Source: Fatbeam

Fatbeam Announces Long-Term Network Access Agreement with PocketiNet

Post Falls, ID –July 18th, 2012: Fatbeam, a Competitive Access Provider serving the Pacific Northwest, has recently signed a long-term agreement with PocketiNet to allow them access on Fatbeam’s Yakima and Sunnyside fiber optic networks in Washington State. Also included in the agreement is access to Fatbeam’s planned network extensions to East Valley (Yakima) and the Moxee, Washington areas.

The agreement better positions PocketiNet to deliver fiber optic based Internet and phone service solutions to the business community and connect local business to the rest of the world, as well as across town. As PocketiNet plans to open a sales and service office in Yakima the partnership also has the potential to create jobs in the local area. “Fatbeam builds high capacity metropolitan networks, and looks to partners such as PocketiNet to greatly enhance economic development and provide higher quality retail service offerings than are currently available in the markettoday”, said Greg Green, President of Fatbeam. Fatbeam also plans to leverage PocketiNet’s service team to assist in serving their own wholesale and carrier customers in the Yakima Valley area.

Additionally, Fatbeam is working with the Yakima County Development Association to search for further economic development opportunities. “We welcome Fatbeam to the Yakima Valley. It is great to see them investing in fiber and broadband networks in our community. Adding these services in the Yakima Valley tangibly helps our organization grow and attract business”, stated David McFadden, President of the Yakima County Development Association.

About Fatbeam

Fatbeam is a Competitive Access Provider delivering data transport services to business and enterprise, healthcare, education and government customers in the Pacific Northwest. While competitive telecom and broadband fiber capacity are mainstream throughout larger cities in the United States, Fatbeam focuses on underserved markets. Fatbeam deliversfiber optic bandwidth beginning at 1 gigabit Ethernet, extending to 100 gigabit and jumping to dark fiber.

Headquartered in Post Falls, Idaho, Fatbeam was co-founded by Shawn Swanby, owner of Ednetics Inc. (, and Greg Green (

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