Iridium World Communications Ltd. is a limited liability company that acquires, owns and manages the Iridium communications system. The Company's subsidiaries include Iridium Operating LLC, Iridium Capital Corporation, Iridium Roaming LLC, Iridium IP LLC, and Iridium Facilities Corporation. Iridium offers its customers the ability to make and receive phone calls and receive pages virtually anywhere in the world. Iridium accomplishes this by providing access to the Iridium satellite constellation as well as the world's cellular networks, all with one phone, one phone number and one customer bill. Iridium believes it will be the only wireless telecommunications company in operation well into the year 2000 that will be able to offer this comprehensive global communications service. As of February 29, 2000, the Company was in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy proceedings.