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AST SpaceMobile Reminds Investors of Deadline in Securities Action

Berger Montague announces that a class action lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas on behalf of those who acquired AST SpaceMobile, Inc. (“AST SpaceMobile” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: ASTS) securities.

The lawsuit has been filed against AST SpaceMobile on behalf of purchasers of AST SpaceMobile securities between November 14, 2023 and April 1, 2024, inclusive (the “Class Period”).

The deadline for Investors who purchased or acquired AST SpaceMobile securities during the Class Period to seek to be appointed as a lead plaintiff representative of the class, is June 17, 2024.

AST SpaceMobile, headquartered in Midland, Texas, claims to develop and provide access to a space-based cellular broadband network for smartphones in the U.S. distributed through low earth orbit satellites.

The Company purports to be in the advanced stages of assembling and testing its first generation of commercial BlueBird satellites, the “Block 1 BlueBird” satellites. Following the planned launch and deployment of five Block 1 BlueBird satellites, the Company intends to initiate limited, noncontinuous cellular service in targeted geographical areas, including in the United States, in order to generate revenue.

According to the complaint, throughout the Class Period, the defendants failed to disclose to investors that production of the five Block 1 BlueBird satellites had been negatively impacted by two suppliers of key subsystems, and as a result, the satellites were not on track to launch in the first quarter of 2024.

On April 1, 2024, after the market closed, AST SpaceMobile issued a press release disclosing that production of five Block 1 BlueBird satellites had been “impacted by two suppliers, leading to delays in integration and testing.” As a result, these five satellites were expected to be transported to the launch site between July and August 2024, materially later than the previously expected launch in the first quarter of 2024.

On this news, AST SpaceMobile’s stock price fell $0.62, or 23.6%, from a closing price of $2.63 per share on April 1, 2024, to close at $2.01 per share on April 2, 2024.

A lead plaintiff is a representative party who acts on behalf of all class members in directing the litigation. The lead plaintiff is usually the investor or small group of investors who have the largest financial interest and who are also adequate and typical of the proposed class of investors. The lead plaintiff selects counsel to represent the lead plaintiff and the class and these attorneys, if approved by the court, are lead or class counsel. Your ability to share in any recovery is not, however, affected by the decision whether or not to serve as a lead plaintiff. Communicating with any counsel is not necessary to participate or share in any recovery achieved in this case. Any member of the purported class may move the Court to serve as a lead plaintiff through counsel of his/her choice, or may choose to do nothing and remain an inactive class member.

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