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TeleCommunication Systems Announces 8th Annual SwiftLink(R) Users Forum
Forum Offers a Prime Venue to Exchange Knowledge and Learn About the Latest in Deployable Communications Technologies and Satellite Services April 10-12

ANNAPOLIS, MD, Mar 28, 2012 -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that the 8th annual SwiftLink(R) Users Forum will take place April 10-12, 2012 at Saddlebrook in Tampa, FL. This event gathers thought leaders to share knowledge and best practices related to highly secure managed satellite and deployable communication initiatives. In addition, TCS will present research and development initiatives and cyber security training classes and will offer hands-on demonstrations of SwiftCell, as well as select other solutions in the TCS TotalCom(TM) portfolio.

The SwiftLink suite of deployable communications solutions provides the seamless, secure network connection 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 and baseband network packages, as well as a host of complementary accessories and options.

During the two-day symposium, attendees will be able to take part in educational panel sessions on topics including:

  • Advances in Deployable Communications Technology - Includes an interactive discussion with subject matter experts in the fields of VSAT, Ka-band, baseband and fuel cell technologies.
  • Securing the Edge - A panel, comprised of managed satellite and cyber experts, that will discuss advances in security and remote management for wireless enabled network systems.
  • Next Generation SATCOM - An engaging roundtable discussing the future of satellite communications.
  • Lessons Learned on Supporting Tactical Communications - A discussion on best practices for supporting major logistical and technological roll-outs to U.S. and multinational forces.
  • The Way Ahead - A review of the challenges to meet the emerging standards for future technology insertion and process from the industry perspective.

"As a leader in deployable satellite communications, TCS has enabled the SwiftLink Users Forum as an important discussion of the latest communications technology, and how to best utilize it," said Michael Bristol, senior vice president and general manager of government solutions at TCS. "SwiftLink, and the other products in the TotalCom portfolio, have been helping to enable mission success. And, using this success as a basis, the SwiftLink Users Forum provides an invaluable opportunity to help chart the course of the future of satellite communications."

TCS premier sponsors participating at the event include:

  • Acumentrics, a leader in Rugged AC and DC uninterruptible power supplies (RUPS) for military applications
  • Aspen Systems, a specialist in the development and manufacturing of vapor compression cooling solutions for electronics in extreme environments;
  • AvL Technologies, specializing in the design, development, and manufacture of mobile satellite antenna/positioner systems;
  • Comtech Systems Inc., a designer, developer, producer and marketer of innovative Troposcatter products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions;
  • Getac, a leading innovator and manufacturer of rugged computers that meet the demands of field-based applications; and
  • Uplogix, provider of the industry's first automated local management solution for distributed networks.

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.

Company Contact:
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.
Meredith Allen
410-295-1865
MAllen@telecomsys.com

Media Contact:
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SOURCE: TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.