|TeleCommunication Systems Partners with O3b Networks for High Throughput, Low Latency Satellite Products|
ANNAPOLIS, Md., Aug. 11, 2014 – TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that it has been selected as a channel partner by O3b Networks, a global satellite service provider offering a next-generation satellite network for government and commercial enterprises. TCS will make O3b’s high-performance satellite services available to U.S. government customers through its contract vehicles and directly to commercial TCS customers.
O3b Networks EVP, Government Solutions “D” D’Ambrosio stated: “O3b Networks values TCS as a partner who is recognized as an industry leader and global supplier of high reliability products and services for the aerospace, military, and industrial markets. With O3b’s fiber speed and satellite reach, TCS will be able to deploy highly reliable secure communications to remote or previously inaccessible areas globally wherever and whenever their customers need them and truly extend HQ assets to even their most austere environments.”
TCS Government Solutions Group President Michael Bristol said: “O3b state-of-the-art satellites offer game-changing technology as they are able to deliver higher capacity and lower latency at lower prices than legacy GEO satellites. TCS’ partnership with O3b allows us to now offer an affordable alternative for satellite bandwidth to our government and commercial customers that need true broadband connectivity. TCS is already discussing lower cost alternatives with several government agencies, which O3b can deliver.”
TCS’ Government Solutions Group has a 27-year track record as a proven, trusted provider of communication technology solutions to the government’s toughest technical challenges, under conditions that demand the highest level of reliability, availability and security. TCS solutions enable rapid deployment of fixed and transportable communications using wireless, satellite, and terrestrial networks. TCS satellite communications products provide highly reliable connectivity that empowers critical personnel with seamless, highly secure, interoperable communications. Learn more at TCS Deployable Communications.
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