DigitalGlobe Announces Receipt of Requisite Consents in Connection With Its Previously Announced Tender Offer

LONGMONT, CO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- Oct 06, 2011 -- DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) (the "Company"), a leading global content provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, announced today that, in connection with its previously announced cash tender offer (the "Offer") to purchase any and all of its outstanding 10.5% Senior Secured Notes due 2014 (CUSIP Number 25389MAC3) (the "Notes") and related consent solicitation to amend the indenture and security documents governing the Notes (the "Consent Solicitation"), that holders of approximately 55.6% in principal amount at maturity of the Notes had tendered and not validly withdrawn their Notes in the Offer as of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on October 5, 2011. Based on receipt of consents from holders of a majority in principal amount of the Notes, a supplemental indenture effecting the proposed amendments to the indenture governing the Notes has been executed. The right of holders to withdraw tendered Notes and revoke delivered consents expired upon execution of the supplemental indenture.

The following table shows the amount of Notes validly tendered and not validly withdrawn as of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on October 5, 2011:

                                        Principal Amount                    
                                         Tendered as of                     
                                          5:00 p.m. on       Percentage of  
  Security (CUSIP    Principal Amount      October 5,      Outstanding Notes
       No.)          Outstanding(1)           2011             Tendered     
------------------  -----------------  ------------------  -----------------
   10.5% Senior        $355,000,000       $197,492,000           55.6%      
 Secured Notes due                                                          
 (CUSIP 25389MAC3)                                                          

(1) Refers to the principal amount payable at maturity.

The Offer and Consent Solicitation will expire at the end of the day on October 25, 2011 at midnight, New York City time, unless extended or earlier terminated by the Company (the "Expiration Date"). Holders of Notes who have not already tendered their Notes may do so at any time on or prior to the Expiration Date, but holders who tender their Notes after October 11, 2011 at 5:00 p.m., New York City time (the "Consent Payment Deadline") will only be eligible to receive the tender offer consideration, which is an amount, paid in cash, equal to the applicable total consideration of $1,110.55 per $1,000 principal amount at the maturity of the Notes validly tendered minus the consent payment of $30.00 per $1,000 principal amount at maturity of Notes, for their Notes. In each case, holders whose Notes are accepted for purchase in the Offer will receive accrued and unpaid interest for such purchased Notes from the last interest payment date to, but not including, the applicable settlement date for Notes purchased in the Offer.

The Offer and Consent Solicitation is being made upon the terms and conditions set forth in the Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement, dated September 21, 2011 and the related Letter of Transmittal as revised by the Company's press release dated October 3, 2011 (collectively, the "Offer Documents"). Further details about the terms and conditions of the Offer and Consent Solicitation are set forth in the Offer Documents.

The Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify the terms of the Offer and Consent Solicitation, or to waive or modify any one or more of the conditions thereto, in whole or in part, at any time on or before the Expiration Date of the Offer and Consent Solicitation.

The depositary for the Offer is U.S. Bank National Association and the information agent is i-Deal, LLC. The Offer Documents were previously distributed to noteholders. Noteholders with questions or who would like additional copies of the Offer Documents may call the information agent, i-Deal, LLC, toll-free at (888) 593-9546. (Banks and brokers may call collect at (212) 849-5000.) The Dealer Managers may be contacted at the following numbers: Morgan Stanley ((800) 624-1808 (toll-free), (212) 761-1057 (collect)) and J.P. Morgan ((800) 245-8812 (toll-free), (212) 270-1200 (collect)).

This news release is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer to buy or the solicitation of an offer to sell the Notes. The Offer is being made only pursuant to the Offer Documents that the Company previously distributed to noteholders. Noteholders should read carefully the Offer Documents because they contain important information, including the various terms of and conditions to the Offer. None of the Company, the Dealer Managers, the solicitation agents, the depositary, the information agent or their respective affiliates is making any recommendation as to whether or not noteholders should tender all or any portion of their Notes in the Offer or deliver their consents in the Consent Solicitation.

About DigitalGlobe

DigitalGlobe is a leading global provider of commercial high-resolution earth imagery products and services. Sourced from our own advanced satellite constellation, our imagery solutions support a wide variety of uses within defense and intelligence, civil agencies, mapping and analysis, environmental monitoring, oil and gas exploration, infrastructure management, Internet portals and navigation technology. With our collection sources and comprehensive ImageLibrary (containing more than one billion square kilometers of earth imagery and imagery products) we offer a range of on- and off-line products and services designed to enable customers to easily access and integrate our imagery into their business operations and applications. For more information, visit

DigitalGlobe is a registered trademark of DigitalGlobe.

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