SOURCE: TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.

TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.

September 19, 2011 07:30 ET

TeleCommunication Systems Named Awardee on Contract to Provide Up to $11 Million for Managed Network Services to Support U.S. Operations

Company Continues to Supply Innovative Satellite Solutions for Mission-Critical Operations

ANNAPOLIS, MD--(Marketwire - Sep 19, 2011) - TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that it has been awarded a contract with an estimated value of $11M over five years to provide managed network services, including integrated satellite, terrestrial wireless, landline data and voice services, networking equipment, IT support and network management in support of U.S. government operations in select forward operating areas.

TCS' managed network systems and services provide voice, video and data services in remote and hostile areas lacking terrestrial communication services and ensure high availability. TCS delivers complete, end-to-end managed services for converged (IP-based) voice, video and data solutions to organizations requiring seamless, highly secure connectivity between fixed sites and remote operations. TCS Managed Satellite Services solutions include private, shared and outsourced network management through the company's global network, TCS-owned and operated satellite teleport infrastructure, 24 x 7 Managed Services Operation Center and global field service force. TCS has established a proven track record over the past decade as a trusted partner providing mission continuity through cost-effective, highly reliable, secure satellite managed network solutions for government customers and mobile operators worldwide.

"When it comes to mission-critical operations, having reliable, secure satellite communications equipment and services is utterly essential," said Michael Bristol, senior vice president and general manager of government solutions for TCS. "The U.S. government can rest assured that TCS has an established track record of meeting or exceeding customer expectations, and thus, their needs will be met."

For more information on TCS' Managed Satellite Services solutions, visit: http://www1.telecomsys.com/services/managed-satellite-services/default.aspx.

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 the possibility that the contract will not be fully funded, and 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, and on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2011.

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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