PBS Warning, Alert and Response enabled by TeleCommunication Systems
Sep 17, 2013 (TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) --
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSYS) reported that PBS has connected its warning, alert and response network (WARN) to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)'s alert aggregator using a customized implementation of TCS' commercial mobile alert system (CMAS) gateway product.
When fully operational, PBS WARN will allow cellular providers a free backup method of receiving Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) messages. The connection to FEMA is a key step in implementing the WARN project and providing this service to cellular companies.
TeleCommunication Systems 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.ms 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.
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