updated 6/2/2011 7:16:26 AM ET 2011-06-02T11:16:26

BLUE BELL, Pa., June 2, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UniTek Global Services, Inc. ("UniTek" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:UNTK), a premier provider of permanently outsourced infrastructure services to the telecommunications, broadband cable, wireless, two-way radio, transportation, public safety and satellite industries, today announced that it has been awarded a three-year, $30 million single source construction contract by a national telecommunications carrier for construction and maintenance of the carrier's network.

"This is an important selection for our Engineering & Construction division as we continue to win long-term, recurring revenue contracts," said C. Scott Hisey, UniTek's Chief Executive Officer. "This is the fourth sizeable turfing agreement we have signed over the last two years as we have worked to diversify our service offering, grow our business and gain greater visibility into our future revenues."

Under the agreement, UniTek's Nexlink Communications subsidiary will provide engineering and construction services on the carrier's fiber and copper-based network. Additionally, UniTek will provide maintenance and support services across multiple markets in which this carrier operates.

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, two-way radio, transportation, public safety 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 5,400 deployed in over 106 locations in the United States and Canada. www.unitekgs.com

Forward-Looking Statements

The statements in this press release that are not historical fact are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Forward-looking statements include statements concerning plans, objectives, goals, strategies, future events or performance, and underlying assumptions and other statements that are other than statements of historical facts. These statements are subject to uncertainties and risks including, but not limited to, operating performance, general financial, economic, and political conditions affecting the Company's business and its target industries, the ability of the Company to perform its obligations under its contracts and agreements with customers and other risks contained in reports filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including in our Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010. The Company disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof.

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