SOURCE: TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.

August 01, 2008 13:57 ET

TeleCommunication Systems to Present at the 28th Annual Canaccord Adams Global Growth Conference

ANNAPOLIS, MD--(Marketwire - August 1, 2008) - TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a global leader in mission-critical wireless communications technology, has been invited to present at the 28th Annual Canaccord Adams Global Growth Conference to be held at the InterContinental Boston in Boston on August 12-14, 2008.

TeleCommunication Systems chairman, president and CEO, Maurice B. Tosé, and senior vice president and CFO, Tom Brandt, are scheduled to present on Wednesday, August 13 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern time.

Management will discuss recent record financial results and company progress, including the U.S. Army's recent selection of TCS as the sole awardee of a contract with an initial order and options for up to $246 million of deployable satcom system-related deliverables over the next 39 months. This award brought the company's total backlog to about $450 million, of which $115.4 million is currently funded.

On July 31, 2008, the company reported record second quarter 2008 GAAP net income, which rose 100% year-over-year to $12.0 million, or $0.26 per basic share. These results were driven by a 24% year-over-year increase in revenue to $43.9 million.

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About TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.

TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS) 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, engineered satellite-based services, and commercial location applications, like traffic and navigation, using the precise location of a wireless device. Customers include leading wireless, cable and VoIP carriers around the world and agencies of the U.S. Departments of Defense, State, and Homeland Security. For more information, visit