TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. develops and delivers wireless communication technology in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Commercial and Government. The Commercial segment provides commercial services and systems that enable wireless carriers to deliver location-based information, Internet content, and short text messages to and from wireless phones. Its hosted and managed services include mobile location-based applications, comprising turn-by-turn navigation, E9-1-1 call routing; and wireless applications comprise navigation, people finder, and asset tracking. This segment’s customers use the company’s software functionality through connections to and from network operations centers. It serves wireless carrier network operators, voice over internet protocol service providers, state and local governments deploying 9-1-1 technology, and automotive industry suppliers. The Government segment designs, furnishes, installs, and operates wireless and data network communication systems, including its SwiftLink deployable systems, which integrate high speed, satellite, and Internet protocol technology with secure Government-approved cryptologic devices. It also owns and operates secure satellite teleport facilities; resells access to satellite airtime; and provides professional services, including field support of its systems, and cyber security training and services to the U.S. Department of Defense and government agencies. In addition, this segment offers engineering and electronics solutions for the space and defense markets. The company sells its products and services through direct sales force and indirect channels, as well as relationships with original equipment manufacturers. TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland.