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TeleCommunication Systems Ranked Number One Carrier Location Platform Vendor by ABI Research

TeleCommunication Systems Ranked Number One Carrier Location Platform Vendor by ABI Research

Note: Comtech Acquired TCS on 2/23/2016

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced it has been ranked as the number one carrier location platform vendor in terms of innovation and implementation in ABI Research's recent evaluation study, Carrier Location Platform Vendors.

The carrier-centric LBS Platform market is expanding beyond support of government mandates and consumer and enterprise applications to new location technology uses including indoor location, geospatial analytics and lawful intercept solutions. ABI Research evaluated 12 LBS Platform vendors based on 13 parameters to determine the best placed to succeed; TCS came out as the highest ranked vendor. 

ABI Research, Senior Analyst, Patrick Connolly said:  "TCS has established itself as the leading independent provider of carrier location-based platforms and services today. ABI Research has ranked TCS as the #1 LBS platform provider worldwide because it combines technology innovation, a strong roster of clients, international growth and the potential to address upcoming opportunities around indoor 9-1-1, FirstNet and LTE." 

TCS Commercial Software Group President Jay Whitehurst said:  "We are honored to be named the top carrier location platform vendor by ABI Research. As location technology has enabled valuable applications including navigation, asset tracking and locating people, TCS has created location toolkit APIs for embedded location, mapping and navigation in a growing variety of apps. Our pioneering highly reliable and secure location technology for wireless 9-1-1 solutions has demonstrated that this technology protects lives. For our success and leadership to be recognized in this way is rewarding and speaks to the global impact of TCS' location platform."

TCS is a proven global leader in wireless LBS technology. It provides complete, end-to-end wireless LBS platform solutions, and both branded and private-label applications. TCS offerings include infrastructure, middleware, device-agnostic location Application Programming Interfaces, location applications, navigation, mapping and content for more than 70 customers worldwide. Additionally, TCS developed one of the world's first precise wireless location platforms and is the world's leading provider of precise LBS infrastructure. For more information, visit TCS LBS solutions.

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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