1. 1987

    2. 1989

      1. 8(a) program entered

        Named for Section 8(a) of the Small Business Act, this program was created to help small and disadvantaged businesses compete in the marketplace. It also helps these companies gain access to federal and private procurement markets.

    3. 1990

      1. First delivery of secure data traffic on SCAMPI (Scalable Monitoring Platform for the Internet) network

    4. 1996

    5. 1997

    6. 1998

      1. 8(a) program completed

    7. 1999

      1. Largest private Asian VSAT network deployed for Citigroup

      2. Lucent and TCS announced intelligent network-based, mobile-originated Short Message Service (SMS)

    8. 2000

      1. Initial Public Offering (IPO)

        TCS (NASDAQ: TSYS) begins public offering on August 8, 2000.

    1. 2001

      1. First patent issued

        Patent #6208870 for "Short message service notification forwarded between multiple short message service centers" is filed on June 1, 1999 and issued on March 27, 2001.

        See our patent portfolio »

      2. Xypoint Corporation is acquired (founded in 1996)

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      3. Launch of Message Distribution Center (MDC)

    2. 2002

      1. Location agreement signed with Hutchison 3G

        Hutchinson 3G
    3. 2003

      1. TL-9000 certification secured for Network Operations Center

    4. 2004

      1. Multi-year support contract with NCR-DOIM, EOM.

        TCS wins multi-year support contract with National Capital Region Director of Information Management, Enterprise Operations & Maintenance (NCR-DOIM, EOM)

      2. Kivera, Inc. acquired (founded in 1997)

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      3. First Location-Based Services (LBS) in Latin America is launched on TCS platform

        Graphic of woman sitting and using mapping on her phone
    1. 2005

      1. Provides communications infrastructure for Joint Task Force Katrina

      2. Deployable VSAT module introduced

        Humanitarian support provided via TCS deployable communications after Hurricane Katrina hits Gulf Coast.

        Deployable communications in a Katrina disaster zone
      3. TCS pioneers and deploys nationwide roll-out of VoIP E9-1-1 solution

      4. Sprint selects TCS for Location-Based Services (LBS)

        Carrier phone with image of map on phone and in background
    2. 2006

      1. TCS named as awardee in $5 billion World-Wide Satellite Systems (WWSS) contract

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    1. 2007

      1. 5-year GSA contract for Defense Telecommunication Systems – Washington (DTS-W)

      2. Awardee in $750 million General Services Administration Satellite Services II (GSA SATCOM-II)

        TCS is named awardee in contract to provide satellite communications services for Federal agencies

      3. Successfully deployed the first NENA i3 NG9-1-1 telephony system

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      4. 25 million registered subscribers on TCS Messaging Portal

    2. 2008

      1. TCS recognized as a Top Teleport Operator of 2008 by WTA

        Earns ranking among the best in the world from the World Teleport Association. See the list »

        Array of TCS satellite dishes
      2. U.S. Army contract for $246 million of deployable satellite solutions

        TCS is the sole awardee, implementing our SNAP suite.

        SNAP Deployable Comms in the field
    1. 2009

      1. Location Logic acquired (founded in 2000)

      2. Next-Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) contract with Metropolitan Emergency Services Board of Minnesota

        Teen texting
      3. Solvern Innovations acquired (founded in 2003)

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      4. Sidereal Solutions Inc. acquired (founded in 2006)

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    1. 2010

      1. Verizon Wireless introduces NAVBuilder® Inside

        Developed by TCS in collaboration with Verizon, our NAVBuilder Inside helps developers incorporate location, maps and navigation into apps. Learn more »

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      2. Trident Space & Defense acquired (founded in 1976)

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      3. 100th Patent Issued

        A patent for "Cellular augmented radar/laser detector" (#7764219) is filed on October 21, 2008 and issue on July 27, 2010

    1. 2011

      1. ISO 27001 Certification secured

      2. TCS hosts Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, state and local leaders at New Technology Center ribbon-cutting event

        TCS CEO, Maurice B. Tosé at a ribbon cutting ceremony with Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger
      3. Announcement of exclusive agreement with Cisco to commercialize IT communication services on the world’s first space router

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    1. 2012

      1. 191st Patent Issued

        "Encryption of voice and data in a single data stream in a deployable, secure communication system" (Patent 8,209,750) is issued on June 26, 2012 (originally filed April 20, 2010).

        This is the latest patent (as of July 31st, 2012) issued to TCS.

      2. TCS selected by Verizon to provide Text to 9-1-1 National Gateway solution

        9-1-1 displayed on a smartphone dial screen
      3. TCS and Telefónica enter partnership to provide navigation services in Latin America

        TCS navigation and telematics in car dashboard
      4. microDATA GIS acquired (founded in 1983)

        A leading provider of Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) software and solutions, microDATA's technology and expertise expands our end-to-end public safety communication solutions.

        Visit microDATA website for more information »

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      We look forward to making another 25+ years of Connections that Matter®!

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