Iridium to Present at UBS 40th Annual Global Media & Communications Conference

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 28, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:IRDM) ("Iridium") today announced that chief executive officer Matthew J. Desch is scheduled to speak at the UBS 40th Annual Global Media & Communications Conference in New York City on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 9:00 am ET. The presentation will be simultaneously audio webcast at http://investor.iridium.com/events.cfm. The audio webcast will be archived for 90 days following the conference.

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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