TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) develops and delivers wireless communication technology. The Company�s mobile cloud computing services provide wireless applications and operator infrastructure for E9-1-1 call routing, navigation, asset and social applications, telematics, and text messaging. Its engineered satellite-based solutions incorporate cyber security expertise, and include base station management, deployable solutions for mission-critical communications with field support, and professional services, including training. It operates in two segments: Commercial and Government. On January 31, 2011, the Company completed the purchase of Trident Space and Defense, LLC. In July 2012, the Company acquired microDATA GIS, Inc., a provider of Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) software and solutions. In December 2012, the Company and IP Cube Partners Co. Ltd announced that the Company sold two of its United States patents to IP Cube Partners.