SOURCE: TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.

TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.

December 07, 2011 07:30 ET

TeleCommunication Systems' CEO Elected to the CTIA-The Wireless Association® Executive Committee

ANNAPOLIS, MD--(Marketwire - Dec 7, 2011) - TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the Board, Maurice B. Tosé, has been elected to the Executive Committee of CTIA-The Wireless Association®. CTIA is an international nonprofit membership organization that has represented the wireless communications industry since 1984. Mr. Tosé will serve his first one-year term as an "Other Supplier" Executive Committee member and board director beginning on January 1, 2012. The Executive Committee is responsible for all corporate governance and management issues of the association, including approval of its annual budget and dues, setting its public policy agenda and appointing members of the Nominating Committee.

Mr. Tosé co-founded TCS in 1987, and under his leadership, the company now provides wireless solutions for more than 60 carrier partners around the globe, including all U.S. Tier-1 carriers. TCS leads the market for wireless applications and the infrastructure that extracts the XY coordinates of a wireless device. Popular TCS applications include premium service turn-by-turn navigation, family and workforce locators, and hyper-local search. TCS also offers robust text messaging solutions, award-winning E9-1-1 and next generation 9-1-1 call routing for public safety, as well as advanced telematics solutions that are used by major auto manufacturers. TCS' government business provides cyber security, professional services, satellite communication and space technology and services to a broad range of U.S. military, government and commercial entities.

"Our industry has a healthy, vibrant representative organization in CTIA," said Mr. Tosé. "I look forward to serving on its Executive Committee in order to help ensure its continued success."

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 and professional services 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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