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GIT Satellite Communications' X-Track(TM) Asset Management System in Operation May 1

AUSTIN, Texas, June 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GIT Satellite Communications is pleased to confirm that GIT Satellite Communications X-Track™ Asset Management System has met the requirements necessary to be designated as an Iridiumâ LBS Premium Portal Provider in connection with the Iridium Extreme® satellite phone.

GIT Satellite Communications announces the launch of the Iridium Approved-X-Track™ Location based system (LBS) using the Iridium Extremeâ satellite phone eco-system. It supports the Iridium Extreme's premium feature-set and its SOS button.

GIT X-Track™ LBS tracking system provides a complete tracking solution for any LBS tracking device in a mapping system viewable on any web-connected computer, communications tablet, and smart phones. It is fully compatible with the Iridium Extremeâ satellite phone and its functionality to provide precise location intelligence. The GIT X-Track™ LBS tracking system displays trackers' locations on an attractive, web-based cognitive mapping program. Rule-based autonomic alerts cause the tracking symbol to display or to change color and a message (email and/or SMS) is sent to a user-defined location(s).

"The development of X-Track™ puts GIT at the forefront of Web-Based tracking that will be expanded to include the ability to track virtually anything, anywhere in the world" said Ginger Washburn, president and CEO of GIT Satellite Communications. "The program was developed to have the ability to track any device capable of transmitting its GPS position." GIT Satellite Communication's GIT X-Track™ Location Based Services (LBS) certified software enables online management and tracking capability all of your valuable assets anywhere on the globe. This state-of-the-art web-based tracking solution provides alerts and text messages that can be retrieved via the web or Smartphone. All of your satellite devices can be managed through a single interface by group or individually. GIT's location-based intelligent "cloud" system is available anywhere, anytime, 24/7/365. Contact GIT Satellite Communications for an X-Track™ demonstration via webinar.

About GIT Satellite Communications

GIT Satellite Communications is an accomplished communications systems integrator and a value-added reseller of satellite communications hardware and software products and services. GIT's innovative engineering department has developed integrated custom satellite hardware and software solutions for the Department of Defense, as well as Fortune 100 companies. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, GIT satellite portfolio provides voice and data applications that empower remote industry sites, M2M, first responders, military, and government agencies with reliable, interoperable assured communications capabilities. As a privately held, woman-owned business established in 2001, GIT bring years of cumulative experience in the development of satellite voice and data products to our clients. GIT offers standard products and custom solutions plus comprehensive 24/7 customer service. GIT has received renewal of GSA Contract Number GS35F-0404U valid through May 31, 2018. For more information about GIT Satellite Communications products and services visit www.gitsat.com.

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.

CONTACT: Ginger Washburn GIT Satellite, LLC +1 (512) 918-9502 ginger.washburn@gitsat.com Ashley Eames Iridium Communications Inc. +1 (703) 287-7476 ashley.eames@iridium.comSource:GIT Satellite LLC