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TeleCommunication Systems' CEO Re-Elected to the CTIA-The Wireless Association(R) Board of Directors

October 13, 2011 at 12:00 AM EDT
TeleCommunication Systems' CEO Re-Elected to the CTIA-The Wireless Association(R) Board of Directors

Note: Comtech Acquired TCS on 2/23/2016

ANNAPOLIS, MD, Oct 13, 2011 -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the Board, Maurice B. Tose, has been re-elected to the board of directors of CTIA-The Wireless Association®. CTIA is an international nonprofit membership organization that has represented the wireless communications industry since 1984. Mr. Tose will serve his second, one-year term as an "Other Supplier" representative beginning on January 1, 2012.

"TCS' Maurice B. Tose will be a great asset to our board of directors as we continue to educate policymakers at all levels of government about the benefits and opportunities wireless technology provides consumers and businesses, so they are more efficient and productive. As our industry continues to evolve and innovate, the board of directors, both individually and as a group, provide important perspectives as we develop industry policies and positions to ensure we remain the world's wireless leaders," said Steve Largent, President and CEO of CTIA-The Wireless Association.

Mr. Tose co-founded TCS in 1987, and under his leadership, the company now provides wireless solutions for more than 60 carrier partners around the globe, including all U.S. Tier-1 carriers. TCS leads the market for wireless applications and the infrastructure that extracts the XY coordinates of a wireless device. Popular TCS applications include premium service turn-by-turn navigation, family and workforce locators, and hyper-local search. TCS also offers award-winning E9-1-1 and next generation 9-1-1 call routing for public safety, and advanced telematics solutions that are used by major auto manufacturers. TCS' government business provides cyber security, professional services, satellite communication and space technology and services to a broad range of U.S. military, government and commercial entities.

"CTIA is an invaluable force for protecting and advocating the interests of the wireless industry, and I am honored to continue assisting in this mission by serving a second term on the board," said Mr. Tose.

About TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.

TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS) is a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology. TCS infrastructure forms the foundation for market leading solutions in E9-1-1, text messaging, commercial location and deployable wireless communications. TCS is at the forefront of new mobile cloud computing services providing wireless applications for navigation, hyper-local search, asset tracking, social applications and telematics. Millions of consumers around the world use TCS wireless apps as a fundamental part of their daily lives. Government agencies utilize TCS' cyber security expertise and professional services for mission-critical communications. Headquartered in Annapolis, MD, TCS maintains technical, service and sales offices around the world. To learn more about emerging and innovative wireless technologies, visit www.telecomsys.com.

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