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Former Comtech SVP Jay Icard Named XTAR President, CEO

Jay Icard, former senior vice president of strategic sales at Comtech Telecommunications‘ command and control technologies business, has joined XTAR as president and CEO of the Ashburn, Virginia-based commercial satellite operator. The 13-year industry veteran succeeds outgoing President Philip Harlow, who has led XTAR over the past eight years and will help ensure …

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Comtech Subsidiary Gets Cyber Training Orders from Federal, Commercial Customers

A Comtech Telecommunications subsidiary has secured approximately $6.9 million in cybersecurity training orders from multiple federal government and commercial enterprise customers. TeleCommunication Systems received the orders through Comtech’s command and control technologies group, which is part of the company’s government solutions arm, Comtech said Thursday. The command and control technologies …

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TCS Expands Reach of Text-to-911 Service; Lynne Houserman Comments

TeleCommunication Systems has deployed its text-to-911 messaging service to more than 700 public safety answering points located in 38 U.S. states and territories. The text-to-911 system works to help users send emergency messages to PSAPs via text telephone, direct Internet protocol and hypertext transfer protocol secure methods, TCS said Thursday. Lynne …

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TCS Patents Public Safety, Mapping, Messaging Services; Maurice Tose Comments

TeleCommunication Systems Inc. has obtained new patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the company’s public safety, mapping, messaging and location-based services. Among the patented systems, the Voice-over Internet Protocol E911 metro street address guide is intended to determine the location of a 911 caller, TCS said Wednesday. The …

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ISACA Authorizes TCS for Cyber Certification Program Training; Drew Morin Comments

TeleCommunication Systems’ Art of Exploitation training group has been authorized by ISACA to provide skills-based training and performance-based exams in cloud environments under the nonprofit association’s Cybersecurity Nexus certification program. ISACA’s CSX program seeks to hone incident response skills among professionals during cyber attacks and corresponds with the National Institute of Standards …

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Iowa Clinic Picks TeleCommunication Systems Telemedicine Platform; Jay Whitehurst Comments

TeleCommunication Systems has been selected to deploy its cloud-based telemedicine platform for the Iowa Clinic’s project meant to remotely serve patients from multiple devices. The Iowa Clinic integrates TCS’ VirtuMedix platform into the Iowa eClinic service to help healthcare providers reach patients through a virtual platform, TCS said Tuesday. “The …

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TCS Lands Tennessee Contract Extension for 911 Platform; Curtis Sutton Comments

TeleCommunication Systems has been awarded a six-year, $20 million contract extension to continue to provide integration and management services related to the implementation of its emergency communications platform across Tennessee. Tennessee residents will continue to use TCS’ Next Generation 9-1-1 system to place calls and send emergency texts, videos and …

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TCS Releases Lynx Portable Router Portfolio for Public Sector Communications

TeleCommunication Systems has unveiled its Lynx portfolio of portable routers that works to provide wireless broadband communications to law enforcement, public safety, special operations and other public-sector organizations. The company said Monday the product line includes Lynx Rugged Vehicle Router and Lynx Wearable Router and supports in-vehicle video surveillance, locations services, Vehicle Area Network and …

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Northrop-Lockheed-TCS Team Completes IA Critical Design Review on AEHF Terminal

The Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin and TeleCommunication Systems industry team is near hardware and software production for the Low Cost Terminal program after completing the critical design review on the terminal’s information assurance element. Northrop said Wednesday the review focused on the terminal’s protected communications function and used a payload engineering model of the Advanced Extremely …

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TCS’ Interoperability Lab Aims to Help Firms Test Software for Text-to-911 Service; Lynne Seitz Comments

TeleCommunication Systems has expanded the testing services its interoperability laboratory offers to companies that seek to test their software platforms used to process and send emergency text messages to public safety answering points. TCS said Tuesday Solacom, Airbus DS Communications, ModUcom and Emergency CallWorks completed testing their interfaces for text-to-911 messaging service …

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TCS Lands $11M IT Support Services Contract in Maryland; Michael Bristol Comments

TeleCommunication Systems has secured a potential $11.3 million contract to provide maintenance and technical support services for the Maryland Department of Human Resources’ information technology infrastructure. TCS said Friday the contract has a three-year base period and two option years and has been awarded under Maryland’s Consulting and Technical Services+ …

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