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August 16, 2016 08:00 ET

Global Telesat Communications Chosen to Supply Mobile Satellite Services in Support of African State Elections

Thuraya Satellite Phones, Satellite Broadband Terminals and Airtime Used to Assist Communications During General Election

AVENTURA, FL--(Marketwired - August 16, 2016) - Orbital Tracking Corp., (OTCQB: TRKK) (the "Company"), today announced receipt of a new product and services order in support of the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ). Global Telesat Communications Ltd. (GTCL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Orbital Tracking Corp., has provided more than 200 Thuraya XT Pro satellite phones, Thuraya IP satellite broadband terminals and RedPort Optimizers together with associated airtime, and supplied customer support services to ECZ and its staff during the country's presidential elections which took place on August 11. This is the largest sale of its kind secured by GTC in Africa and its positive impact will be reflected in the Company's financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2016.

"We are pleased to have been awarded this significant new order, the largest for GTCL in Africa and further evidence that our expanding global footprint is firmly establishing us as a premier provider of satellite-based communications products and services across the world," said David Phipps, CEO of Orbital Tracking Corp. and Managing Director of Global Telesat Communications.

About Global Telesat Communications Ltd.
Global Telesat Communications Ltd (GTC) is a supplier of mobile voice and data communications services via satellite. GTC provides equipment and airtime for use on all the major satellite networks including Globalstar, Inmarsat, Iridium and Thuraya allowing users in remote locations to make phone calls, connect to the internet and track assets or personnel anywhere in the world. GTC also offers a rental service for customers requiring equipment on a short-term basis. For more information regarding GTC, please visit www.globaltelesat.co.uk.

About Orbital Tracking Corp.
Orbital Tracking Corp. provides satellite based tracking, services as well as mobile voice and data communications services globally via satellite to the commercial and Government users. Orbital specializes in services related to the Globalstar satellite constellation, including ground station construction, simplex tracking services and satellite telecommunications voice airtime. Orbital operates various e-commerce retail and tracking portals where users around the world can purchase satellite hardware and track assets in real-time on mobile devices or PCs. For more information regarding Orbital, please visit www.OrbitalTracking.com.

About the Electoral Commission of Zambia
The Electoral Commission of Zambia is an independent and autonomous Electoral Management Body (EMB) responsible for spearheading, facilitating and supervising the electoral process of Zambia, in line with the country's electoral system. The primary goal of the Electoral Commission to deliver a credible electoral process.

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    Michael Glickman for Orbital Tracking Corp.
    MWGCO, Inc.
    917-397-2272
    mike@mwgco.net