February 17, 2010
TeleCommunication Systems and Tele Atlas Sign Global Agreement
By Anil Sharma, TMCnet Contributor
, a major player in high quality digital maps and dynamic content, and TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. “TCS
” have expanded agreement through which TCS will have access to Tele Atlas' (News
) comprehensive global maps to power its range of wireless offerings.
Since 1999, Tele Atlas and TCS have collaborated to enable powerful location-enhanced applications, including location-based wireless and VoIP Enhanced 9-1-1 “E9-1-1” services and commercial location applications.
'Our customers rely on accurate location content for their products and services, which is the very best foundation for helping customers grow in the wireless and LBS markets,' said Doug Antone, senior vice president of navigation and Telematics for TCS.
Antone also said that Tele Atlas has been a key partner for the company for more than a decade and the company values Tele Atlas continued commitment to its success.
“Our expanded relationship ensures we have the freshest maps for our location-based solutions that also meet the stringent quality standards our mission-critical applications demand,' said Antone.
Anil Sharma is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Anil’s articles, please visit his columnist page.
Edited by Stefania Viscusi