VelaTel Global Communications Interviewed Live on Big Biz Show

SAN DIEGO, April 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VelaTel Global Communications (OTCQB:VELA), a leader in deploying and operating wireless broadband and telecommunication networks worldwide, announced today that George Alvarez, the company's CEO, was featured in a live television and radio interview on "The Big Biz Show with Sully and Russ T Nailz."

The interview, conducted on April 16, 2013, is part of a continuing series on the global communication space that The Big Biz Show is currently airing with VelaTel Global Communications as part of its coverage.

The segment aired across the country on radio via selected CBS Radio Network affiliates, The Business Talk Radio Network, and on television via the Biz Television Network, TIVO and selected Time Warner Cable markets. Additionally, the interview was aired in 175 countries ("and all the ships at sea") on the American Forces Network Radio.

The interview in its entirety can be seen by visiting the Company's website,

About VelaTel Global Communications, Inc.

VelaTel acquires spectrum assets through acquisition or joint venture relationships, and provides capital, engineering, architectural and construction services related to the build-out of wireless broadband telecommunications networks, which it then operates by offering services attractive to residential, enterprise and government subscribers. VelaTel focuses on emerging markets where internet penetration rate is low relative to the capacity of incumbent operators to provide comparable cutting edge services, and/or where the entry cost to acquire spectrum is low relative to projected subscribers. VelaTel currently has project operations in Hong Kong, People's Republic of China, Croatia, Montenegro and Peru. Additional target markets include countries in Latin America, the Caribbean, Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe. VelaTel's administrative headquarters are in Carlsbad, California. For more information, please visit

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About The Big Biz Show

The "Big Biz Show," a nationally syndicated radio and television program, broadcasts weekdays out of San Diego, California. The show, named by TALKERS Magazine as one of the "Top 10 Most Influential Financial Shows" in the country, is highly recognized for discussing current business events, internet related issues, and other hot topics in the business world; doing so in an informing, laid back, and humorous manner. Bob "Sully" Sullivan and Russ "T Nailz" Stolnack are both renowned and experienced radio broadcast personalities. The show is heard on over 150 radio stations nationwide from 12-2pm EST daily on selected affiliates of the CBS Radio Group, the Business Talk Radio Network and American Forces Network - [Formerly American Forces Radio] in 175 countries and all the ships at sea, Wall St. Radio Network, Yahoo Radio, and AOL Radio. In total, the show is aired live and replayed on a total of 1,400 stations weekly.

Additionally, the Big Biz Show is simulcast on HD television in 40 million broadcast homes on the BizTelevision Network via Time Warner Cable, ATT U-verse, and Cox Communications, among others, and an additional 35 million TIVO homes.

Safe Harbor

This press release may contain forward-looking statements involving known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause VelaTel's actual operating results to be materially different from any historical results or from any future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Readers are urged to consider statements that contain terms such as "may," "will," "should," "believe," "expect," "project," "intend," "anticipate," "plan," or "estimate" to be forward-looking. VelaTel does not undertake any obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of the receipt of new information, future events, or otherwise. You should independently investigate and fully understand all risks before making an investment decision.

CONTACT: VelaTel Global Communications, Inc. Tim Matula Investor Relations (Toll Free) 1-877-260-9170

Source:VelaTel Global Communications