MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 19, 2016-- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that its subsidiary, TeleCommunication Systems, Inc., has completed installation on an order totaling approximately $2.2 million to provide its Location-Based Services (LBS) solutions to a leading mobile network operator located in Southeast Asia.
“Comtech has over two decades of experience in the location-based services market delivering innovative advanced communication solutions to wireless operators that are designed to help them attract new customers, enhance revenue streams as well as meet their public safety needs,” said Dr. Stanton Sloane, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. “Adding this mobile network operator to our customer portfolio is a testament to the versatility and scalability of our global location-based services platform.”
Through its location-based services platform, Comtech brings together all components needed to locate any user device across any type of network and deliver that location to commercial and public safety service agencies. Given the versatility of the Comtech LBS system, this leading mobile network operator located in Southeast Asia can monetize its network investment by providing its subscribers with value-added, revenue-generating commercial services such as mobile advertising, workforce management, and public safety solutions. In addition, Comtech's turnkey location platform is capable of locating any mobile device connected to any one of the operator's 2G-GSM, 3G-UMTS or 4G-LTE networks. The Comtech location technologies being utilized by the Southeast Asia-based operator include Cell-ID, Enhanced Cell ID (eCID), Observed Time Difference of Arrival (OTDOA), Assisted GPS (A-GPS), and Assisted Global Navigation Satellite System (A-GNSS) reference network position engines.
Comtech offers a complete portfolio of LBS solutions designed to support the generation and distribution of location information for both indoor and outdoor environments. Comtech’s recently acquired subsidiary, TeleCommunication Systems, Inc., is recognized by Frost & Sullivan as the only provider of every element in the LBS value chain, while ABI Research and Informa Telecoms & Media rank them as the second largest global provider of location infrastructure. Comtech provides its LBS solutions to mobile operators across six continents, including Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. The Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the global commercial and government communications markets. The Company believes it is a leader in most of the market segments that it serves.
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