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Now That the Nationwide EAS Test Has Been Completed, What About Mobile Device Alerts?
911 Magazine - December 28, 2011
Mark Titus, TCS Vice President of Messaging Products, writes about FEMA alerts for mobile devices to comply with the 2012 CMAS WARN Act. Read whole story...

 

Year In Review 2011: Part II
MilSat Magazine – December 15, 2011
TCS' James Sprungle, VP of Government Programs, writes about TCS' successful year for the Government Solutions Group as a world leader in complete products, services, and support. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems and University of Maryland Collaborate on Beta Test of SMS 9-1-1 Technology
CTIA – December 14, 2011 
TCS will help University of Maryland to be the first college emergency communications center in the U.S. to test “text-to-police” using any mobile device capable of text messaging to a live call taker at an emergency center.
Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems Selected by North Central Texas Council of Governments for Next Generation 9-1-1 Systems and Services Solution Expected to Be One of the Largest NENA i3-Compliant NG 9-1-1 Systems in the U.S.
PR-Inside.com – December 13, 2011
North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) awarded TCS a three-year contract to help the
emergency services network fully comply with the National Emergency Number Association's (NENA) i3 standards, enabling area PSAPs to support future emergency requests.
Read whole story...

 

TCS begins offering TotalCom for range of communications
InfoWorld – December 12, 2011
TCS introduced a portfolio of individualized, managed mobile communications services called TotalCom for government agencies and businesses. Read whole story...

 

Uplogix and TCS Partner to Expand Mgmt of Secure Mobile Communications
Wireless Design & Development - December 7, 2011
TCS will use Uplogix solutions in their managed services business units and resell Uplogix solutions to end customers to serve a wide range of commercial and government markets. Read whole story...

 

Uplogix + TeleCommunication Systems... Recovery + Monitoring Assured (Comms)
Satnews Publishers – December 7, 2011
TCS will serve as a distributor for Uplogix, providing quick fulfillment for customers needing rapid deployment of network and communications solutions. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems' CEO Elected to the CTIA-The Wireless Association® Executive Committee
Marketwire - December 7, 2011
President and Chairman of the Board, Maurice B. Tosé, will serve his first one-year term as an "Other Supplier" Executive Committee member and board director beginning on January 1, 2012. Read whole story…

 

Cricket Communications Signs LBS Infrastructure Contract with TeleCommunication Systems
Fixed Mobile Convergence - November 30, 2011
Cricket Communications will be leveraging TCS' management of hardware, software, installation, scalability, maintenance and operation to provide location information into location-based applications for its customers, while avoiding operational and logistical burdens. Read whole story…

 

TCS Cyber Security Experts Included in FCC Working Groups
TMCnet.com - November 29, 2011
TCS’ William Wells, Dr. John Linwood Griffin, and Rodney Buie will manage the architecture and management infrastructure for encapsulated delivery systems, the research and engineering programs, and corporate cyber security respectively for the FCC’s CSRIC. Read whole story…

 

TCS Receives 13 U.S. Patents for Advancements in Mobile Location and GIS Mapping Technology Key Location Services Described, Including Location Techniques While Roaming, Support for Multiple Location Servers and POI
Geofencing Techniques Live-PR (EN) - November 18, 2011
With three more granted patents, TCS’ innovation in mobile location and mapping technologies are demonstrated in the breadth of over 186 total patents. Read whole story…

 

TeleCommunication Systems' Titus, Aryana and Ocondi Join Federal Communications Commission's Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council
TMCnet.com - November 17, 2011
TCS' Mark Titus, vice president of product management; Firdaus Aryana, senior product manager; and Judy Ocondi, ENP, product manager have been appointed to Working Groups of the FCC's Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council is to provide recommendations to the FCC to ensure optimal security, reliability and interoperability of communications systems, including telecommunications, media and public safety communications. Read whole story…

 

TCS receives 3 U.S. patents for advancements in navigation
Telecom Lead - November 16, 2011
TCS, a pioneer in navigation solutions for the mobile device and in-vehicle telematics systems, adds three new granted patents to its resume. Read whole story...

 

David Howgill, TeleCommunication Systems
Hosted Payloads - November 21, 2011
Product Manager for TCS' Government Services Group David Howgill shares how TCS' partnership with Cisco came about and what makes IRIS unlike anything else in the industry. Read whole interview...

 

FirstNews Briefs for November 18, 2011
Wireless Week - November 18, 2011
The U.S. Patent granted TCS 13 new patents on mobile location, geographic information systems mapping technology, location techniques while roaming, support for multiple location servers, and geofencing techniques. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems Receives $11.4 Million in Funding From U.S. Army for SNAP Deployable Satellite Systems Field
Reuters Press Release News Headlines - November 17, 2011
TCS is granted $11.4 million in funding from the U.S. Army for field services support of Secret Internet Protocol Router and Non-secure Internet Protocol Router Access Point (SNAP) Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) satellite systems from the procurements of the WWSS contract. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems (TSYS) Announces 3 New U.S. Patents for Advancements in Navigation
StreetInsider - November 16, 2011
TCS three new navigation patents include "Method and System for Dynamic Estimation and Predictive Route Generation,” "Point of Interest Spatial Rating Search,” and "System and Method for Providing Routing, Mapping, and Relative Position Information to Users of a Communication Network.” Read whole story...

 

Hughes Collaborates with TCS in Military/Government Market
Satellite Today - November 9, 2011
TCS is assisting Hughes Network Systems to boosts its offerings in the government and military space sectors by incorporating the Hughes HX VSAT system with the TCS HX Enabled Secure Satellite Network, providing international satellite coverage. Read whole story...

 

Business Notes
HometownAnnapolis.com - November 8, 2011
TCS is one of twenty-seven Anne Arundel County firms that have been recognized among the fastest growing companies in America by the Inc. Magazine 500/5000 List and the Deloitte 2011 Technology Fast 500. Read whole story...

 

Annapolis Companies Among the Fastest Growing in the Nation
Historic Annapolis Patch – November 1, 2011
The Deloitte and Touche “Technology Fast 500” included TCS as one of three Annapolis companies on the list of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. Read whole story...

 

IP Over Satellite
MIT Magazine, Volume: 15 Issue: 10 - November 2011
David Howgill, Government Solutions Group product manager for TCS, writes about the rewards that are awaiting the IT industry when satellite and IP-based technologies are used to enable managed networks around the globe. Read whole story...

 

Interview with Jay Icard, VP-of Government Services of TeleCommunication Systems (TCS)
Satellite Markets & Research - October 2011
During SATCON 2011 in New York City, Jay Icard, VP of Government Services TCS, is interviewed about TCS' products they highlighted at the show and his views on the government and military markets. Watch the whole interview...

 

Federal Emergency Management Administration Certifies TeleCommunication Systems' Commercial Mobile Alert System
TMCnet.com – October 27, 2011
TCS’ CMAS service is certified by FEMA Commercial Mobile Alert System and allows wireless carriers assurance of interoperability testing compliance in time for the April 7, 2012 CMAS implementation deadline. Read whole story...

 

Verizon Wireless Has A Few Tech-Safety Tools And Applications That Parents Can Use From Their Smartphones
The Paramus Post - October 25, 2011
TCS' supported VZ Navigator with Verizon Wireless is the perfect mobile app for parents to use on Halloween or any day to tell you where you are and what's nearby, providing turn-by-turn directions. Read whole story...

 

Navigation Systems Technology Available for Sale at Upcoming ICAP Patent Brokerage Fall 2011 Live IP Auction November 17th in San Francisco
KXXV-TV News Channel 25 – October 22, 2011
ICAP Patent Brokerage is offering technology related to navigation system alerts at its upcoming Summit on Patent Monetization and Live IP Auction. TCS is one of the forward citing companies. Read whole story...

 

18 Maryland tech firms make Deloitte's Fast 500
Baltimore Business Journal - October 20, 2011
With a revenue growth of 211%, TCS wins Number 377 in Deloitte’s list of fastest-growing technology companies lists. Read whole list…

 

TeleCommunication Systems Signs Five-Year, Multi-Million Dollar Contract Extension With Tier One Wireless Carrier to
Reuters Press Release News Headlines - October 20, 2011
According to TCS’ Senior VP of Safety Security Chris Nabinger, TCS innovated and fully hosted solution is what gained TCS a five-year contract extension with a Tier One U.S. wireless carrier to provide wireless E9-1-1 services through August 2016. Read whole story…

 

Dispatches II
MilSat Magazine – October 17, 2011
Thanks to the extension of the WWSS contract vehicle, TCS received $16.1 million of new orders from the U.S. Army PM WIN-T CSTP to continue to provide satellite communications equipment, engineering support, training and maintenance. Read the full WWSS WIN article…

 

TeleCommunication Systems' CEO Re-Elected to the CTIA-The Wireless Association® Board of Directors
PR-USA.net -October 14, 2011
Maurice B. Tosé, TCS’ CEO, president, and chairman of the board, has been re-elected as an "Other Supplier" representative to the board of directors of CTIA-The Wireless Association® , an international nonprofit membership organization that represents the wireless communications industry. Read whole story…

 

TCS Patent Portfolio Value Estimated At $114 Million to $171 Million By ipCapital Group
FierceMobileContent – October 12, 2011
Senior director of intellectual asset management Robert F. Held will help TCS strategize its patent portfolio with opportunities for commercialization and potential licensing partners in the wireless data, location-based services, E9-1-1, GIS/mapping and messaging markets. Read whole story…

 

Advances in satellite terminals improve their reliability
Defense Systems – October 6, 2011
TCS' VP of government programs Jim Sprungle explains why the newly reduced size of TCS' SNAP VSATs helps with portability and ease of use. Read whole story...

 

TCS Patent Portfolio Value Estimated at $114 Million to $171 Million by ipCapital Group
StreetInsider.com - October 11, 2011
TCS’ leading IP strategy consulting firm, ipCapital Group, Inc., has estimated the potential value of TCS' published patent portfolio of 136 U.S. patents and 177 published U.S. applications. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems Receives $16.1 Million Orders for Army Satellite Work TMC.net Satellite Spotlight - October 10, 2011
TCS recently announced in a press release that it has received $16.1 million of new orders from the U.S. Army to continue to provide satellite communications equipment, engineering support, training and maintenance. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems Sets Third Quarter 2011 Conference Call for Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. ET
Stockwatch - October 5, 2011
TCS will hold a conference call to discuss results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011. Financial results will be issued in a press release after the close of the market on the same day. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems wins Army contract for SNAP deployable communications
Urgent Communications - October 3, 2011
TCS was awarded $12.1 million from the U.S. Army for equipment, field services support, and maintenance SNAP VSAT satellite systems. Read whole story...

 

TCS receives additional SNAP equipment orders from US Army
Army-Technology.com - October 3, 2011
TCS' WWSS contract vehicle with the U.S. Army has been extended until July 27, 2011 for TCS to provide multimedia communications capabilities and SNAP deployable communications products. Read whole story...

 

VSATs Push the Envelop
MIT  Magazine – September 2011 Issue (page 10)
TCS engineers comment on the way increased data for VSATs will enhance military communications. Read whole article...

 

TeleCommunication Systems Receives $15 Million Order From U.S. Army for SNAP Tactical Transportable TROPO and 
Reuters Press Release News Headlines – September 29, 2011
TCS' Mike Bristol, senior vice president and general manager of government solutions, explains why TCS' Tactical Transportable TROPO (3T) and deployable communication equipment are game-changers for today's military. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems (TSYS) Announces $6.4M Contract From the U.S. Army 
StreetInsider – September 28, 2011
The U.S. Army has awarded TCS with a $6.4M contract to provide kits for SNAP VSAT through July 2012. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems Named Awardee on Contract to Provide Up to $11 Million for Managed Network Services to Support U.S. Operations
talk Satellite – September 19, 2011
For over five years, TCS' Managed Satellite Services and Systems will provide the U.S. government with secure communication technology, including terrestrial wireless, landline data and voice services, IT support, and more. Read whole story...

 

TCS Awarded $20.7 Million in Additional SNAP VSAT Funding
Satellite Today – September 14, 2011
TCS has received an additional $20.7 million in funding from the U.S. Army for SNAP VSAT equipment and field services support, providing multimedia communications capabilities which convey encrypted voice, video, and data. Read whole story...

 

Mobile app creates handheld safety for UMD students
Greater Greater Washington – September 9, 2011
With the launch of a new smartphone application, the University of Maryland’s MIND lab has partnered with TCS to develop text message and video emergency messaging as part of a national NG9-1-1 system. Read whole story...

 

TCS Continues U.S. Military WWSS Program Success with $139.8 Million Order
Satellite Today – September 6, 2011
TCS was the sole winner of a $139.8 million delivery order to provide Wireless Point to Point Link (WPPL) systems, field support engineers, associated in-theater programs, and ancillary equipment to the DoD. Read whole story...

 

Network Evaluator Q&A with Brigadier General N. Lee S. Price, Program Executive Officer, Command, Control and, Communications-Tactical (PEO C3T)
MIT Magazine - August, 2011; Vol 15, Iss 7
According to Brigadier General N. Lee S. Price, Warfighters are put into combat situations where they utilize TCS’ SNAP equipment on a daily basis. Read whole article...

 

Will a national alert system be ready for the next emergency?
Washington Technology - August 24, 2011
Mark Titus, vice president of TCS, explains how data channels for texting are more likely to be open then for voice connections during emergencies. Read whole story...

 

TCS to provide IT support services to US Army 
Army-Technology.com – August 24, 2011
Serving the defense community for over two decades, TCS was contracted by the US Army to provide consulting, IT, and support services for $5million a year until January 2013. Read whole story...

 

Social networks bear load as phone lines jammed after quake
The Baltimore Sun – August 23, 2011
TCS VP Mark Titus shares how citizens look to Facebook, Twitter, and text message after local natural disasters occur similar to this week’s earthquake in the Mid-Atlantic. Read whole story...

 

U.S. Army Issues $5 Million IT, Support Service Agreement to TCS 
Satellite Today – August 22, 2011
TCS was awarded a $5 million blanket purchase agreement to provide consulting, IT, and support services to the U.S. Army through January 2013. Read whole story...

 

Next generation 9-1-1 service comes to Iowa
TamaToledoNews.com – August 14, 2011
The Iowa HSEMD awarded a five-year contract to TCS to upgrade its NG9-1-1 technology, allowing citizens to use texting, video, and picture messaging to access emergency care via 9-1-1. Read whole story...

 

U Maryland Lab Teams with TeleCommunication Systems on Next Gen 911 
Campus Technology – August 9, 2011
An applied sciences lab at the University of Maryland will be working with TCS to create new applications specifically for public safety. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems and University of Maryland Collaborate on Innovative Next Generation 9-1-1 Applications
Leading Technology News – August 9, 2011
TCS and the Maryland Information and Network Dynamics (MIND) Lab at the University of Maryland will join efforts to create NG9-1-1 enhanced technology. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems Gets $1.8 Million in Contracts in Support of NASA Orion Program
Fixed Mobile Convergence – August 3, 2011
TCS has received $1.8 million in contracts to support NASA's Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle with highly reliable parts and services. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems Reports ISO 27001 Certification
Smart Grid – August 1, 2011
TCS has achieved ISO 27001 certification, the highest internationally accepted standard for Information Security Management Systems. Read whole story...

 

New Gear: Network In A Box 
National Guard Magazine – July 2011
TCS’ Senior VP Mike Bristol describes the GSM cellular networks that TCS will provide to the Florida National Guard. Read more on Page 27…

 

TeleCommunication Systems Receives $1.8 Million in Contracts for Electronic Equipment and Engineering Services in Support of NASA Orion Program
Technology Today – July 29, 2011
TCS received contracts worth $1.8 million to supply high reliability electronic parts, engineering services, prohibited materials analysis, bill-of-material kitting and long-term parts storage in support of NASA's Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle for a 2017 launch. Read whole story…

 

TCS Earns Prestigious ISO 27001 Certification
Technology Today – July 27, 2011
TCS becomes one of 300 North American companies to earn the ISO 27001 certification, the highest internationally accepted standard for Information Security Management Systems (ISMS). Read whole story…

 

Army Increases Funding for Satellite Systems That Support Deployable Communications
GovCon Wire – July 21, 2011
TCS won an additional $3.6 million in funding from the U.S. Army to cover equipment and maintenance costs of two satellite systems under the WWSS contract. Read whole story…

 

Annapolis firm gets Army order for satellite terminals
Washington Technology – July 15, 2011
TCS was awarded a new $60.8 million order to provide Tactical SHF Satellite Terminals to the U.S. Army. Read whole story…

 

TeleCommunication Systems, Inc... Tactical Terminals (SatCom)
Satnews Publishers – July 15, 2011
TCS has been awarded a new order of $60.8 million by the U.S. Army to provide Tactical SHF Satellite Terminals (TSST) to the U.S. Army under the WWSS IDIQ contract vehicle. Read whole story…

 

Verizon Launches VZ Navigator VX App for Android Phones, Free 30-Day Trial Available
Softpedia – July 14, 2011
TCS’ VZ Navigator VX, a 3D location-based navigation app, will be available again for Verizon customers. Read whole story…

 

TeleCommunication Systems Receives $9.9 Million in Orders to Supply Electronic Equipment and Engineer
PR-USA.net – July 12, 2011
TCS will provide $9.9 million worth of satellite electronic parts, engineering services, and long-term parts storage over a three-year period to commercial entities and the Japanese government. Read whole story…

 

TeleCommunication Systems receives $9.9 million engineering services contract
TMCnet.com – July 12, 2011
TCS’ Mike Bristol, senior vice president and general manager of government solutions, states that Trident Space & Defense, a Division of TCS, will fulfill the $9.9 million services contract. Read whole story…

 

TeleCommunication Systems (TSYS) Announces $9.9 Million in Orders by Japanese Government
StreetInsider – July 11, 2011
Over a three-year period, TCS will supply $9.9 million worth of high reliability electronic parts, engineering services, and long-term parts storage to commercial entities and the Japanese government. Read whole story...

 

Washington area appointments and promotions for the week of July 4
Washington Post – June 30, 2011
Brian McNealy joins TCS as the new senior vice president for its global commercial sales. Read whole story…

 

9IA Elects Murray Chairman
RadioResource Media Group – June 30, 2011
TCS’ Kim R. Scovill, senior director of government affairs, is inducted as a newly elected board member for The 9-1-1 Industry Alliance (9IA). Read whole story…

 

TeleCommunication Systems... SNAP To It (SatCom)
SatNews.com – June 24, 2011 
TCS has received an additional $12.8 million from the U.S. Army for the company’s SwiftLink® SNAP VSAT satellite systems and associated field support services. Read whole story…

 

TeleCommunication Systems Receives $2.4 Million Additional Funding to Deliver U.S. Marine Corps Integrated Communications Systems Support
IT Industry Today – June 22, 2011 
TCS has been awarded additional funding of $2.4 million to provide the U.S. Marine Corps with field services support for TCS’ WPPL-D solutions. Read whole story…

 

TeleCommunication Systems and Cassidian Communications Announce Agreement to Integrate Technologies in Support of the NENA i3 Specifications
Call Center Solutions – June 22, 2011 
TCS and Cassidian Communications will collaborate on the public safety industry's first nationally available comprehensive end-to-end ESInet solutions that are based on the NENA i3 Standard. Read whole story…

 

TeleCommunication Systems Receives $12.8 Million in Funding From U.S. Army for SNAP Deployable Satellite Systems and Support
Talk Satellite – June 21, 2011
The U.S. Army Communications - Electronics Life Cycle Management Command issued five awards, totaling $12.8 million, to TCS for the company’s equipment and field services support. Read whole story…

 

Spaced Based Initiatives: New Routes and Paths Emerge
Satellite Today – June 20, 2011 
The partnership between Cisco and TCS has made significant progress with the “hosted payload concept." Read whole story…

 

Business People for June 19
HometownAnnapolis.com – June 19, 2011 
Brian McNealy joins TCS as the company’s new senior vice president of global commercial sales. McNealy will be managing TCS’ portfolio of messaging, location, navigation, and emergency 9-1-1 products and services. Read whole story…

 

Business in natural disasters
The Baltimore Sun – June 20, 2011 
Tim Lorello, TCS’ senior vice president and chief marketing officer, explains how TCS’ portable communication systems not only help the U.S. military communicate abroad, but also aid the federal government during natural disasters back at home. Read whole story…

 

TeleCommunication Systems Receives Four U.S. Patents for Advancements in Mobile Location Technology and Applications
Directions Magazine – June 15, 2011 
A world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile location technology, TCS has announced the issuance of four U.S. patents related to location-based social networks. Read whole story…

 

TCS Gets Six Patents Related to Public Safety and E9-1-1 Technology
TMCnet.com – June 2, 2011
A provider of secure mobile communication technology, TCS has announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued the company six patents related to public safety and E9-1-1 technology. Read whole story…

 

TeleCommunication Systems opens cybersecurity school
Washington Business Journal – May 27, 2011
TCS opened its new cyber intelligence center in Hanover, MD to train the next generation of cyber warriors. Drew Morin, TCS’ senior vice president and CTO, expects there will be a rising demand from corporations to protect their networks from cyber attacks. Read whole story…

 

TeleCommunication Systems Receives Six U.S. Patents for Advancements in Public Safety Communications Technology
Directions Magazine – May 25, 2011 
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued TCS six patents related to its location, wireless, VoIP, and Next Generation 9-1-1 technologies. Read whole story...

 

O'Malley to be joined by business leaders on Asia trade mission
Washington Business Journal – May 24, 2011 
TCS Chairman, President, and CEO Maurice B. Tosé will join Gov. Martin O’Malley’s team when it visits trade officials in Asia. The purpose of the trip is to solidify business relations and encourage Asian firms to open offices in Maryland. Read whole story...

 

Governor Martin O'Malley Launches New Space Business Development Initiative
Yahoo! Business News – May 24, 2011 
Maurice B. Tosé, chairman, president, and CEO of TCS, is quoted highlighting Maryland’s professionals and academics as a key ingredient in the state’s growing technology economy. Read whole story...

 

Business People for May 22
The Capital – May 22, 2011 
The Maryland Chamber of Commerce inducts Maurice B. Tosé, chairman, president, and CEO of TCS, into its Business Hall of Fame. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems... Hop To It (SatCom)
Satnews Daily - May 17, 2011 
TCS announced the immediate availability of commercial service for Cisco's Internet Routing in Space (IRIS) solution using the Cisco® 18400 Space Router on Intelsat IS-14. Read whole story…

 

NENA’s i3 standard approval delay continues
Urgent Communications - May 12, 2011
Bill Hughes, TCS' vice president for safety and security business development, expresses Public Safety's urgent need for NENA i3 guidelines for Next Generation 9-1-1. Read whole story…

 

MDB Capital Group Announces Winners of 2nd Annual Bright Lights Awards
Business Journals – May 11, 2011
TCS has been awarded the PROVECTUS Award. The PROVECTUS Award or "The Best of Best" recognizes the most advanced companies across all industries with the highest combined Tech Score, Patent Application CAGR and number of patent grants. Read whole story…

 

Satellite terminals slim down for battlefield missions
Defense Systems - May 9, 2011 
Jeff West, senior director of engineering for TCS’ Government Solutions Group, describes the benefits that today's warfighters gain from compact VSATs. Read whole story…

 

Three inducted into Maryland Business Hall of Fame
Daily Record – May 4, 2011
Maurice B. Tosé, chairman and CEO of TCS, has been inducted into the Maryland Business Hall of Fame by The Maryland Chamber of Commerce for his exceptional business leadership and meaningful impact on Maryland’s economy and community. Read whole story…

 

In a SNAP: Bridging C4ISR Gaps with SATCOM Boost
Armor & Mobility Magazine – May 2011
Project Manager Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (PM WIN-T) is bridging gaps in C4ISR created by rugged terrain and sparse infrastructure by deploying transportable Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) SIPR/NIPR Access Point (SNAP) satellite terminals that can deploy far quicker than their traditional counterparts. .PDF courtesy of Armor & Mobility magazine.

 

Key communications vendors line up behind 911 next-gen standard
GSN: Government Security News – April 29, 2011
TCS is among the key group of NENA vendors who support the NENA i3 Standard for Next Generation 9-1-1 communications in order to ease the transition to NG9-1-1 for a wide range of communications companies. Read whole story…

 

TeleCommunication Systems to Present at MDB Capital Group’s Annual Bright Lights Conference on May 10, 2011
Directions Magazine – April 26, 2011
TCS management will discuss the company's growing patent portfolio, its first quarter 2011 results, and its financial outlook. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems Selected as Participant in New $5 Billion FCSA Contract
MSNBC.com  April 12, 2011
TCS provides two new Special Item Numbers (SINs) for a 10-year GSA-DISA joint contract. The contract enables government customers to establish single-source contracts with the commercial satellite industry. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems (TSYS) Receives DIACAP Certification for Continuity Alert System 
StreetInsider.com  April 11, 2011
TCS’ Continuity Alert System will be utilized by DoD for on-demand alerting and response services. The system will be demonstrated at the Continuity Insights 2011 Management Conference. Read whole story...

 

Trident Space & Defense to Demo Total Parts Management Solutions for Electronic Components Utilized in Space at 27th National Space Symposium
Defense Professionals – April 7, 2011
TCS will showcase the satellite and launch vehicle applications of its wholly owned subsidiary, Trident Space & Defense, at the premier U.S. space policy and program forum. Read whole story...

 

CTIA Wireless 2011 Buzz Zone Interview – TCS’s Tim Lorello: “Intelligent Transportation”
March 22, 2011
Whether it’s looking to avoid traffic on the way to work, planning smarter and more convenient trips, becoming a safer driver, or being better aware of your car’s mechanical needs, wireless can play a positive role. TCS’ Sr. VP/CMO, Tim Lorello, talks about how mobile technology can improve our life behind-the-wheel. Click the following link and scroll down within the post-show highlights to watch the whole video…

 

MDB Capital Group to Showcase Small-Cap IP Leaders Possessing Disruptive Technologies at its 2nd Annual Bright Lights Conference
Communication Solutions – March 30, 2011
Selected from MDB's 2011 list of 150 "Best and Brightest" small-cap companies, TCS will present its select communication equipment and market-leading intellectual property. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems Appoints Jay F. Whitehurst as Senior Vice President of Commercial Software Group
4G Wireless Evolution – March 30, 2011
As newly appointed senior vice president of the Commercial Software Group, Jay Whitehurst manages TCS’ product life cycle and the integration of technologies to create next-generation commercial offerings. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems Introduces Off-Board Navigation Service on QNX Neutrino Realtime Operating System
Directions Magazine – March 24, 2011
TCS enhances the QNX® solution by integrating cloud-based connected car functionality. The all new telematics platform includes navigation and off-board search capabilities. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems Introduces Off-Board Navigation Service on QNX Neutrino Realtime Operating System Connected Navigation Supports Hyundai Blue Link® Telematics Platform
PR-Inside.com – March 24, 2011 
TCS enhances the QNX ® Neutrino® Realtime Operating System by integrating cloud-based connected car functionality that supports dynamic turn-by-turn navigation and location-based destination searching. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems Introduces Off-Board Navigation Service on QNX Neutrino Realtime Operating System
EIN Presswire – March 24, 2011 
TCS establishes an off-board navigational service that runs on the QNX® Neutrino® Realtime Operating System. The service supports the Hyundai Blue Link®, an all-new telematics platform for upcoming Hyundai vehicles. Read whole story...

 

TCS Debuts Hosted Commercial Mobile Alert System Service
Outbound Call Center – March 23, 2011
TCS introduces its hosted CMAS with its public safety platform and TL 9000 certified facilities. This system will help U.S. wireless carriers comply with the FCC’s 2012 WARN Act mandate. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems' Location-Based Messaging Solution Assists Carriers in Meeting FCC's 2012 Emergency Alerts Mandate
News Blaze – March 22, 2011 
TCS’ CMAS service helps carriers fulfill the FCC’s 2012 mandate. It does so by creating a life-saving service that allows FEMA to deliver emergency alerts to citizens’ cell phones. Read whole story…

 

TeleCommunication Systems Executives Plan Presentation at International CTIA Wireless 2011
TMCnet.com – March 22, 2011 
TCS’ group vice president of location products, Joe Hannan, will discuss how carriers and carrier partners will leverage 4G/LTE to meet market demands for LBS. Senior Vice President and CMO Tim Lorello, will speak on the challenges facing the adoption of machine-to-machine (M2M) in transportation. Read whole story…

 

TCS Demonstrates Mobile Communication Technologies at International CTIA Wireless 2011
Wireless Developer Network – March 18, 2011 
TCS will showcase its wireless technologies and various applications, including location based services, telematics and navigation, messaging, public safety, and cyber intelligence. Read whole story…

 

TeleCommunication Systems Demonstrates Mobile Communication Technologies at International CTIA Wireless 2011; Company to Showcase Connected Navigation Featured in Hyundai Blue Link(R) for the 2012 Sonata Hybrid
Live-PR (EN) – March 16, 2011 
TCS will model a 2012 Sonata Hybrid to showcase several of the company’s wireless technologies. For greater detail on the featured applications, read whole story…

 

TeleCommunication Systems Executive to Speak at Satellite 2011
PR-USA – March 14, 2011 
TCS’ Col. (Ret.) Allen Green will participate on panel titled "Satellites to the Rescue: Industry and Government Partnership in Disaster Relief." Read whole story…

 

TeleCommunications Systems... @ Satellite 2011 With...
SatNews.com – March 14, 2011
At Satellite 2011 in Washington D.C., TCS will showcase select SATCOM technologies and discuss its Internet Routing in Space (IRIS) arrangement with CISCO. Read whole story…

 

TeleCommunication Systems Announces 7th Annual SwiftLink® Users Forum 
IT Industry Today – March 10, 2011 
TCS’ SwiftLink®Users Forum provides an opportunity for military end users to exchange ideas and gain insight into current deployable communications technologies. The event will be held April 12-14. Read whole story…

 

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Washington
TMCnet.com – March 9, 2011 
TCS has been awarded four federal patents by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. For more detail on the patents, read whole story…

 

Tennessee Names Next Generation 911 Services Communications Provider 
Technology Marketing Corporation – March 8, 2011 
According to the state of Tennessee, TCS' participation in the NG9-1-1 contract will result in an immediate, cost-effective solution and will enable the state to provide additional NG911 services in the future. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems Selected by State of Tennessee for Next Generation 9-1-1 Services Agreement - Establishes TCS as the First to Integrate NG9-1-1 Management and Integration Services With an Existing State IP Network
Live-PR (EN) – March 7, 2011
TCS is awarded a contract by the state of Tennessee to provide Next Generation (NG) 9-1-1 management and integration services, offer citizens the ability to communicate with emergency dispatchers via voice, data, video, images, and soon text messages. Read whole story...

 

TCS extends agreement with U.S. Cellular for LBS application
TMCnet.com – March 7, 2011
TCS will contine a two-year Software License Agreement to provide “Your Navigator” through U.S. Cellular's feature (BREW) phones. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems Selected by State of Tennessee for Next Generation 9-1-1 Services Agreement - Establishes TCS as the First to Integrate NG9-1-1 Management and Integration Services With an Existing State IP Network
PR-Inside.com – March 7, 2011
TCS announced its contract with the state of Tennessee to provide Next Generation (NG) 9-1-1 management and integration services, implementing a flexible architecture that allows seamless interoperability with other vendors' products and services. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems Extends Agreement With U.S. Cellular Wireless for “Your Navigator”
Directions Magazine – March 4, 2011
TCS will continue to provide U.S. Cellular “Your Navigator,” transforming any GPS-enabled mobile phone into a personal navigation device with real-time, turn-by-turn visual and audio directions for people on the move.  Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems Extends Agreement With U.S. Cellular Wireless for ''Your Navigator'' 
Market Watch – March 4, 2011
TCS announced that U.S. Cellular has extended its agreement to offer "Your Navigator," powered by TCS. Your Navigator is a leading location-based services (LBS) application that transforms any GPS-enabled mobile phone into a personal navigation device with real-time, turn-by-turn visual and audio directions for people on the move. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems Extends Agreement With U.S. Cellular Wireless for "Your Navigator"
Wireless Developer Network – March 4, 2011
TCS announced that U.S. Cellular has extended its agreement to offer "Your Navigator," a leading Location Based Services (LBS) application powered by TCS.  Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems Receives Four U.S. Patents for Advancements in Messaging Services
Wireless Developer Network – March 3, 2011
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued TCS four patents related to providing messaging services to both commercial and government customers. Read whole story...

 

TCS Awarded $3.8 Million Contract to Deliver Rapidly Deployable GSM Network to the Florida National Guard Emergency Response and Management Solution Enables State's Responders to Swiftly and Securely Deploy Voice, Data and Situational-Awareness Capabilities on Standard GSM Handsets
Live-PR (EN) – February 25, 2011
TCS received a three year contract from the Florida National Guard to design and deliver a deployable Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) solution, training, maintenance, and field support. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems Announces Dismissal of Reexamination for Inter-Carrier Messaging Patent
PRInside.com – February 25, 2011
TCS patent "Inter-Carrier Messaging Service Providing Phone Number Only Experience" was previously the subject of a successful patent litigation where a jury unanimously found the patent valid and willfully infringed. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems Announces Dismissal of Reexamination for Inter-Carrier Messaging Patent
TMCnet – February 25, 2011
TCS announced that the reexamination of U.S. patent "Inter-Carrier Messaging Service Providing Phone Number Only Experience" has been dismissed by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems Awarded $3.8 Million Contract to Deliver Rapidly Deployable GSM Network to the Florida National Guard
Financial Content – February 22, 2011
TCS received a three year contract from the Florida National Guard to design and deliver a deployable Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) solution, training, maintenance, and field support. Read whole story...

 

Cisco Selects TCS to Operate IRIS on Intelsat-14 Satellite
Satellite Today - February 18, 2011 
Cisco Systems selects TCS to operate its Cisco Internet Routing in Space (IRIS) solution on the Intelsat IS-14 satellite. The solution allows organizations to reach multiple continents from a single connection to TCS' network infrastructure.  Read whole story...

 

TeleCommunication Systems + Cisco... Remarkable Routing (SATCOM)
Satnews Daily - February 17, 2011 
TCS has entered an exclusive arrangement to be the operator of the Cisco Internet Routing in Space (IRIS) solution using the Cisco(r) 18400 Space Router on Intelsat IS-14. The solution will provide customers with benefits ranging from increased bandwidth optimization to application flexibility.
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TeleCommunication Systems Receives U.S. Patents for Wireless Location-Based Services
4G Wireless Evolution – February 16, 2011
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued TCS three patents related to providing location-based services to wireless devices. Read whole story…

 

TeleCommunication Systems Announces Global Availability of Family Locator and Workforce Locator Mobile Applications
Directions Magazine – February 14, 2011 
TCS announced the global availability of its mobile location applications at GSMA Mobile World Congress. Read whole story…

 

TeleCommunication Systems and Iusacell Now Offering Location-Based Services to Millions of New Customers
Directions Magazine – February 14, 2011 
Iusacell™ launches end-to-end TCS location-based services in Mexico using GSM and HSDPA networks. Read whole story…

 

Verizon’s New VZ Navigator VX Brings 3D Directions to Droids
Laptop Mag – January 28, 2011
Verizon Wireless has announced the availability of VZ Navigator VX, an update to the carrier’s existing GPS navigation service. VZ Navigator VX is powered by TCS and includes 3D representations of city streets. Read whole story…

 

Verizon's VZ Navigator VX adds 3D driving for Android
Electronista – January 28, 2011
The VZ Navigator VX, powered by TCS, is a new app used on Android that brings bird’s eye views to help drivers, bikers, walkers, and others navigate. Read whole story…

 

Verizon launches VZ Navigator VX 3D navigation software
Mobile Burn – January 28, 2011
VZ Navigator VX, A TCS-powered app, provides 3D navigation using enhanced 3D City models paired with accurate images of exit signs and other crucial highway information.
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Huawei to Resell TCS LBS Platform to Wireless Carriers
GPS Business News – January 10, 2011
Huawei and TCS have announced an agreement in which Huawei customers will have access to TCS' location-based services (LBS) technology. Read whole story…

 

TCS to acquire Trident Space & Defense to bolster expertise in secure wireless communications
Military & Aerospace Electronics – January 7, 2011
TCS acquires Trident Space & Defense LLC in Torrance, California, which specializes in semiconductor packaging, data storage solid state drives, high-reliability electronic components, and turnkey full-tracking ground stations. Read whole story…

 

 

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