About Us

Sky Light Research (SLR), a third party boutique research firm, is located in Scottsdale, Arizona with Emmy Johnson as the Principal Analyst. SLR’s small size enables us to deliver a customized consulting experience for customers around the globe. Areas of focus are mobile backhaul and fixed access facilitated by point to point wireless technologies. This includes, but is not limited to, microwave radios, V Band millimeter wave radios, E band millimeter wave radios, and 5 GHz Ethernet Enterprise radios. We offer individual reports, a syndicated annual service, and custom consulting services. Through a proprietary, rigorous methodology, we provide our clients with best-in-class quantitative market sizing for the markets we cover. It is a point of pride that we often hear that the microwave market has standardized on our reports. We take this to heart and do our best to provide our customers with accurate, timely data. All of our research metrics are driven by customer needs and we are committed to providing superior products and services with the highest levels of quality. We do no advertising; all of our business is through word of mouth and referrals.


Emmy Johnson is the Principal Analyst and Founder of Sky Light Research, specializing in wireless backhaul equipment and the applications that drive them. This includes, microwave point-to-point radios, millimeterwave point to point radios; and wireless Ethernet point-to-point bridges. She has over 15 years of experience as a market analyst with firms such as Cahners In-Stat Group and Synergy Research Group where she was the lead analyst covering a wide range of wireless and data networking technologies. This diverse background has given her a solid understanding of core network technologies.  Her credentials include being quoted in and writing for publications such as Investor’s Business Daily, Business Week, Wireless Broadband Business, Wireless Week, Fierce, Microwave Journal, Business Communication Review, San Francisco Chronicle, Network World, Electronic News, and the Wall Street Journal. In addition, she is an international speaker and is regularly invited to speak at various industry conferences around the world. Emmy graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a Bachelor of Science Degree and earned a Masters of Business Administration degree with a focus on statistical research from Arizona State University.