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TeleCommunication Systems CEO Reappointed to Fourth Term on FCC's Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council

June 16, 2015 at 12:00 AM EDT
TeleCommunication Systems CEO Reappointed to Fourth Term on FCC's Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council

Note: Comtech Acquired TCS on 2/23/2016

ANNAPOLIS, Md., June 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in secure and highly reliable wireless communication technology, today announced that the company's Chairman, CEO and President, Maurice B. Tose, has been reappointed to serve on the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC's) Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC) until 2017. The CSRIC is responsible for providing recommendations to the FCC regarding best practices and actions the Commission can take to ensure the security, reliability and interoperability of communication systems.

News Facts:

  • This is Mr. Tose's fourth consecutive term serving CSRIC, where he will continue to share his secure wireless communications expertise with a diverse group of representatives from public safety organizations, government agencies, cybersecurity solutions providers, and organizations representing communications services, Internet users, utility companies and other public interests.
  • He will assist CSRIC as it fulfills its charter by developing and recommending best practices and actions the FCC can take in key areas of their mission, including:
    • Promoting reliable communications services, including 9-1-1, Enhanced 9-1-1 and Next Generation 9-1-1 service;
    • Improving the security of networks and mobile devices;
    • Making communications networks, including broadband networks and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems, more secure and resilient;
    • Enhancing the ability of the public to receive timely and accurate emergency alerts and warnings; and
    • Ensuring resiliency for national security and emergency preparedness communications.
  • TCS is a world leader in secure and highly reliable wireless communication technology for public safety, military, enterprise and carrier customers. TCS has played an important role in producing wireless data communication solutions to some of the most challenging technical problems in the wireless industry.
    • Wireless/VoIP Enhanced 9-1-1, text-to-911 and next generation internet protocol 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) systems;
    • Cybersecurity training and management, and network computing;
    • Messaging and location service infrastructure for wireless carriers;
    • Commercial location applications using the precise location of a wireless device, such as navigation, connected health and connected car; and
    • Secure deployable communication systems and engineered satellite-based services.

TCS Chairman, CEO and President Maurice B. Tose said: "The FCC is steadfast in its commitment to ensuring that our nation's communications networks are secure, reliable and resilient. I am honored to continue my service with CSRIC by providing direct support and technical content to their dedicated working groups on cybersecurity, location-based services, public safety technology and IP networking."

About TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS), headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland, is a world leader in secure and highly reliable wireless communications. Our patented solutions, global presence, operational support and engineering talent enable 9-1-1, commercial location-based services and deployable wireless infrastructure; cybersecurity; defense and aerospace components; and applications for mobile location-based services and messaging. Our principal customers are wireless network operators, defense and public safety government agencies, and Fortune 150 enterprises requiring high reliability and security. Learn more at www.telecomsys.com.

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