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LBS Infrastructure for GSM, UMTS, and LTE Networks

Recognized by Frost & Sullivan as the only provider of every element in the location based services (LBS) value chain, TCS provides a time-tested, end-to-end, and flexible solution that includes applications, infrastructure, mapping, and content.

Our unique approach along with over two decades of LBS experience and expertise help mobile operators reduce time to market and implementation costs, as well as eliminate integration problems associated with launching new location services.

Gateway Mobile Location Center (GMLC)

Our Gateway Mobile Location Center is a control plane system that interfaces with emergency and commercial LCS clients (via the Location Services Gateway) and the operator’s network to provide a mobile stations’ location.

Serving Mobile Location Center (SMLC) and Standalone SMLC (SAS)

Our Xypoint® Serving Mobile Location Center uses cell ID and Timing Advance (TA) location technologies for more accurate network-based positioning for 2G GSM networks. The Standalone SMLC uses cell ID, Round Trip Time (RTT) to determine the position of a device on the network. When deployed with the Satellite Reference Network, the SAS also supports UE-based Assisted GPS for more precise positioning.

Secure User Plane Location (SUPL) Server

Our Xypoint® SUPL Server is the most accurate secure user plane location (SUPL) server in the industry. SUPL Server is a state-of-the-art SUPL standards-compliant Assisted Global Positioning System (A-GPS) server that enables precise and sophisticated location-based services for mobile operators.

Middleware

Our Xypoint® Location Services Gateway (XLSG) is middleware that serves as the interface between the LBS platform components and the LBS applications using standard communication protocols (MLP).

Satellite Reference Network

Our Satellite Reference Network provides data on any satellite, for any location, at any given moment, for precision location solutions. It does so by accessing multiple networks of satellite receivers and constantly downloading data from strategically positioned receivers around the world. TCS is able to deliver reference data necessary to deploy commercial or emergency A-GNSS services.

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