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LocatioNet and TCS Establish partnership to offer Location-Based Services

LocatioNet, a world leader in real-time middleware, GIS, and location application development, announced that they have partnered with TeleCommunication Systems (TCS), a key architect of wireless location and messaging software.

As part of this agreement, LocatioNet customers will be able to locate wireless subscribers using the TCS Xypoint® Location Platform solution, enabling location sensitive services through the LocatioNet middleware.

The partnership combines critical elements necessary to offer carriers a complete solution for launching Location-Based Services (LBS). The key elements include the Location Server, GMLC (Gateway Mobile Location Center), MPC (Mobile Position Center), GIS engine and application platform for content and services such as fleet management, real-time navigation and mobile commerce.

Together, TCS and LocatioNet are committed to offering an end-to-end location solution to enable carriers to provide enhanced services to their subscribers. The agreement allows for sales and marketing collaboration for global distribution. The innovative technology from both companies offers carriers an easy path to deployment and a solution that can be configured to meet the rapidly changing conditions of the industry.