updated 1/14/2011 7:16:26 AM ET 2011-01-14T12:16:26

BLUE BELL, Pa., Jan. 14, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UniTek Global Services, Inc. ("UniTek" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:UNTK) (Nasdaq:UNTKD), a premier provider of permanently outsourced infrastructure services to the wireless and wireline telecommunications, broadband cable and satellite television industries, today announced that the Company's Chief Executive Officer C. Scott Hisey will ring the opening bell at the NASDAQ Capital Market on Friday, January 21st. Mr. Hisey will be joined by members of UniTek's senior management team and other Company affiliates to celebrate the Company's common stock being listing on the NASDAQ Global Market in November 2010.

The opening bell ceremony will be broadcast on national business television beginning at 9:20 a.m. ET and will be webcast live on NASDAQ's website and shown on the NASDAQ MarketSite Tower on Broadway at W. 43rd Street in Times Square. The live webcast will be available at http://ir.unitekglobalservices.com/events.cfm and http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx . Following the conclusion of the live event an archived webcast and photos will be available at http://www.nasdaq.com/marketsite/marketsite_events.stm .

"We are honored by NASDAQ's invitation to ring the opening bell," said Mr. Hisey. "The listing of our common stock on the exchange in November represented a significant milestone for our company and our shareholders. NASDAQ affords us the increased exposure and market support essential to accelerating our goal to create additional shareholder value as we continue to execute on our strategic objectives and advance our business. We are pleased to join the long list of dynamic and growing organizations represented on this pre-eminent global exchange."

Additionally, the Company announced the launch of its new investor relations website, featuring enhanced content and functionality. The new site is available at http://ir.unitekglobalservices.com .

About UniTek Global Services:

UniTek Global Services is a provider of engineering, construction management and installation fulfillment services to companies specializing in the telecommunications, broadband cable, wireless and satellite industries. UniTek has created a scalable operating platform, enabling each UniTek subsidiary to deliver quality services to its Fortune 200 customers. UniTek, based in Blue Bell, PA, utilizes a diverse workforce of over 5,200 deployed in over 102 locations in the United States and Canada. www.unitekgs.com

Forward-Looking Statements

The Company may from time to time make written or oral "Forward-looking statements," including statements contained in this release and in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements include statements with respect to the Company's beliefs, plans, objectives, goals, expectations, anticipations, estimates, and intentions that are subject to significant risks and uncertainties and are subject to change based on various factors, many of which are beyond the Company's control. These risks and uncertainties include the risk that the registration statement never becomes effective and we are not able to conduct any offering of securities in connections with the registration statement, as well as other risk factors detailed from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The words "may," "could," "should," "would," "believe," "anticipate," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "plan," and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. All such statements are made in good faith by the Company pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The Company does not undertake to update any forward looking statement, whether written or oral, which may be made from time to time by or on behalf of the Company, except as may be required by applicable law or regulations.

CONTACT: The Piacente Group, Inc. | Investor Relations
         Brandi Floberg | Lee Roth
         (212) 481-2050

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