Iridium Announces Release Date for Fourth-Quarter 2010 Financial Results

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 16, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:IRDM) ("Iridium") will host a conference call on Monday, March 7, 2011 at 5:00 pm Eastern Time (ET) to discuss the Company's fourth-quarter 2010 financial results. Iridium will issue its fourth-quarter 2010 earnings press release in advance of the call on March 7, 2011, which will be available at . 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 . 

For those unable to participate in the live call, a replay of the call will be available toll free until March 14, 2011 at 1-800-642-1687 (U.S. callers only) or at 1-706-645-9291 (callers outside the U.S.). The passcode for the replay is: 45165733. An archived replay of the webcast will also be available at .   

About Iridium Communications Inc.

Iridium Communications Inc. () is the only mobile satellite service (MSS) company offering coverage over the entire globe. The Iridium constellation of low-Earth orbiting (LEO) cross-linked satellites provides critical voice and data services for areas not served by terrestrial communication networks. Iridium serves commercial markets through a worldwide network of distributors, and provides services to the U.S. Department of Defense and other U.S. and international government agencies. The Company's customers represent a broad spectrum of industry, including maritime, aeronautical, government/defense, public safety, utilities, oil/gas, mining, forestry, heavy equipment and transportation. Iridium has launched a major development program for its next-generation satellite constellation, Iridium NEXT. The Company is headquartered in McLean, Va., U.S.A. and trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbols IRDM (common stock), IRDMW ($7.00 warrants), IRDMZ ($11.50 warrants) and IRDMU (units).

CONTACT: Investor Contact: Steve Kunszabo Iridium Communications Inc. +1 (703) 287-7570 steve.kunszabo@iridium.com Press Contact: Marie Knowles Iridium Communications Inc. +1 (703) 287-7476 marie.knowles@iridium.com