Iridium Announces Release Date for Fourth-Quarter 2012 Financial Results

Iridium Announces Release Date for Fourth-Quarter 2012 Financial Results

MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Iridium Communications Inc.
(Nasdaq:IRDM) ("Iridium") will host a conference call on Thursday, February
28, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) to discuss the Company's
fourth-quarter 2012 financial results. In advance of the call on February 28,
2013, Iridium will issue its fourth-quarter 2012 earnings press release, which
will be available at http://www.iridium.com. To participate in the
teleconference, callers can dial the toll-free number 1-877-334-1964 (U.S.
callers only) or 1-631-291-4574 (from outside the U.S.).To help ensure the
conference call begins in a timely manner, please dial in five minutes prior
to the scheduled start time. The conference call will also be simultaneously
webcast at http://www.iridium.com.

For those unable to participate in the live call, a replay of the call will be
available toll-free until March 7, 2013 at 1-855-859-2056 (U.S. callers only)
or at 1-404-537-3406 (callers outside the U.S.).The passcode for the replay
is: 72798303. An archived replay of the webcast will also be available at
http://www.iridium.com.

About Iridium Communications Inc.

Iridium is the only mobile voice and data satellite communications network
that spans the entire globe. Iridium enables connections between people,
organizations and assets to and from anywhere, in real time. Together with its
ever-expanding ecosystem of partner companies, Iridium delivers an innovative
and rich portfolio of reliable solutions for markets that require truly global
communications. The company has a major development program underway for its
next-generation network – Iridium NEXT. Iridium Communications Inc. is
headquartered in McLean, Va., U.S.A., and its common stock trades on the
NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol IRDM. For more information
about Iridium products, services and partner solutions, visit
www.iridium.com.IRDM-F

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CONTACT: Investor Contact:
         Steve Kunszabo
         Iridium Communications Inc.
         +1 (703) 287-7570
         steve.kunszabo@iridium.com
        
         Press Contact:
         Ashley Eames
         Iridium Communications Inc
         +1 (703) 287-7476
         ashley.eames@iridium.com

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