SOURCE: TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.

TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.

March 10, 2011 07:30 ET

TeleCommunication Systems Announces 7th Annual SwiftLink Users Forum

Forum Provides Opportunity for Military End Users to Exchange Ideas, Share Success Stories and Gain Insight Into Current Deployable Communications Technologies April 12-14

ANNAPOLIS, MD--(Marketwire - March 10, 2011) - TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that the 7th annual SwiftLink® Users Forum will take place April 12-14, 2011 in Tampa, FL at the Saddlebrook Resort. This exclusive TCS event gathers thought leaders to share knowledge and best practices related to highly secure deployable communication initiatives. In addition, TCS presents product roadmaps, research and development initiatives as well as hands-on demonstrations and training classes for its SwiftLink deployable communication suite.

The SwiftLink suite of deployable communications solutions provides the seamless, secure connectivity and application accessibility that government agencies and warfighters need for mission success. TCS' robust portfolio of communications products includes a variety of flyaway and fixed VSAT terminals, executive communications packages, baseband network packages, as well as a host of complementary accessories and options. Key customers of TCS deployable satellite communications include agencies of the US Departments of Defense, State, and Homeland Security, mobile operators, and blue-chip corporations.

During the two-day symposium attendees can hear Major General (Ret.) Charles Henry present a keynote address titled, "Military Program Management: Influencing Your Workforce," and attend educational sessions such as:

  • Advances in VSAT Technology, Tony Wilkey (AvL Technologies)
  • Alternative Fuel Cells, Steve Graves (Acumentrics)
  • Tropo Educational Session, Reid Kinder (TCS)
  • Deployable Secure Cellular Technology, Brendan Reilly (SiRRAN)
  • IRIS (Internet Routing in Space) Technology and Commercialization, LTG (Ret.) Steve Boutelle (Cisco)

For the full agenda and to register for this event, visit http://info.telecomsys.com/SLUF

"In order to understand and meet deployable satellite communications demands, we must have ongoing and direct dialogue with current and prospective customers," said Michael Bristol, senior vice president and general manager of government solutions at TCS. "Our customers have relied on SwiftLink solutions to ensure missions are successfully met on the battlefield and during times of disaster recovery at home and abroad. This annual event brings together end users to have the conversations that will ultimately shape the next generation of communications evolution."

TCS premier sponsors participating at the event include Acumentrics, a leader in Rugged AC and DC uninterruptible power supplies (RUPS) for military; Cisco, the leading networking solutions provider and producer of hubs, routers and switches for networks and data systems worldwide; AvL Technologies, specializing in the design, development, and manufacture of mobile satellite antenna/positioner systems; and WaveStream, a designer and manufacturer of next generation solid-state power amplifiers for mission-critical defense and broadcast satellite communications systems.

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.

Except for the historical information contained herein, this news release contains forward-looking statements as defined within 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 subject to risks and uncertainties and are based upon TCS' current expectations and assumptions that if incorrect would cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated. Risks include without limitation those detailed from time to time in the Company's SEC reports, including the report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010. 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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