SOURCE: TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.

December 07, 2006 10:18 ET

TCS Receives Symbol Technologies' U.S. Enterprise Mobility Award

Company's 20/20 Delivery™ Solution Earns Honors for Mobile Workforce Management With National Healthcare Company Implementation

ANNAPOLIS, MD -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 7, 2006 -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a leading provider of mission-critical wireless data solutions, today announced the company was awarded Symbol Technologies' 2006 U.S. Enterprise Mobility Award. TCS was selected for its deployment of Symbol's MC9060 rugged mobile computers with TCS' 20/20 Delivery™ solution at a large national healthcare company.

The TCS 20/20 Delivery solution provides real-time status for deliveries and information on the location and delivery receipt of healthcare products, allowing the healthcare company to adopt a paperless system -- reducing costs and eliminating the need for storage of printed proof of delivery.

With TCS' precise Xypoint® Location Platform, 20/20 Delivery enterprise customers can track drivers and loads throughout the day. Location-based Services (LBS) software enables real-time asset tracking and delivery support. Additionally, it supports a wide array of specialized services, including in-field navigation, Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking and geo-fencing.

"This award from a market leader such as Symbol recognizes the benefits the 20/20 Mobility solution provides to our customers," said Maurice B. Tosé, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of TeleCommunication Systems. "We continue to offer innovative solutions to serve the market needs for mission-critical wireless data communications such as providing healthcare operators with a workflow edge and tracking capability that has not previously been available."

Symbol Technologies' third annual Enterprise Mobility Solutions Awards recognize the company's PartnerSelect members -- in each geographical region -- on their abilities to provide customers with the most innovative, end-to-end enterprise mobility systems to help accelerate growth, productivity and operational efficiencies. A select panel of judges from Microsoft, AMI Partners, Questex Asia, and editors from leading industry publications including Business Solutions, Channel Business, Data Collection, eWeek and MicroScope Magazine selected the winners from the United States and Americas International (Canada and Latin America), Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia Pacific (APAC).


TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) produces wireless data communications technology solutions that require proven high levels of reliability. TCS provides wireless and VoIP E9-1-1 network-based services, secure deployable communication systems and engineered satellite-based services, and commercial location applications, like traffic and navigation, using the precise location of a wireless device. Customers include leading wireless and VoIP carriers around the world, and agencies of the U.S. Departments of Defense, State, and Homeland Security.

This announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These statements are based upon TCS' current expectations and assumptions that are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that would cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated.

The actual results realized by the Company could differ materially from the statements made herein, depending in particular upon the risks and uncertainties described in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). These include without limitation risks and uncertainties relating to the Company's financial results and the ability of the Company to (i) reach and sustain profitability when anticipated, (ii) continue to rely on its customers and other third parties to provide additional products and services that create a demand for its products and services, (iii) conduct its business in foreign countries, (iv) adapt and integrate new technologies into its products, (v) expand its business offerings in the new wireless data industry, (vi) develop software and provide services without any errors or defects, (vii) protect its intellectual property rights, and (viii) implement its sales and marketing strategy.

Existing and prospective investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise the information in this press release, whether as a result of new information, future events or circumstances, or otherwise.

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