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TeleCommunication Systems CEO Elected to Fourth Term of CTIA-The Wireless Association's Board of Directors

Note: Comtech Acquired TCS on 2/23/2016

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that its 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 organization representing the wireless communications industry since 1984.

News Facts:

  • Membership in CTIA includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products.
  • Mr. Tose's fourth one-year term will begin January 1, 2015.
  • TCS and CTIA members are actively working in wireless Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) legislation and standards, and the deployment of text-to-911 service across the U.S. to advance emergency communications, of special importance for the hearing-impaired community.
  • TCS plays a leading role in the CTIA Cyber Security Working Group that focuses on initiating policy, establishing best practices and standards, and sharing known vulnerabilities and recommended countermeasures.
  • TCS is actively involved with the CTIA Privacy Working Group that focuses on establishing best practices and guidelines regarding consumer privacy for location-based services and personal information.

Meredith Atwell Baker, President and CEO, CTIA-The Wireless Association, said:
"The 2015 board of directors will be vital to helping keep the light regulatory touch that has facilitated the world's leading mobile ecosystem. I feel very lucky that such a distinguished group will help lead us as we embrace a connected life and continued innovation and experimentation. By working with leaders like Maurice, these individuals will be important advocates with the expertise needed to guide the industry toward identifying and working with the federal government, policymakers and other interested stakeholders to find more spectrum so Americans can continue to enjoy the best mobile products and services."

Maurice B. Tose, CEO, TeleCommunication Systems, said:
"CTIA empowers the world's mobile ecosystem by cultivating and protecting technology innovation so that our citizens can continue to enjoy a connected life, using the best mobile products and services. I am excited and honored to again serve as an involved member of the CTIA board, and look forward to participating as a strong advocate and voice of the Other Supplier service providers and manufacturers." 

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, professional services, and highly secure deployable satellite solutions 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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