announces a multi-year contract agreement under which TCS will provide Hosted Mobile Positioning Center and Hosted Position Determining Entity services for E9-1-1 to MetroPCS customers in Boston, New York City and Philadelphia. The two companies have maintained a strategic partnership since 2001.
Key to this agreement is the proven E9-1-1 technology solutions that TCS offers. TCS has provided its integrated MPC and HPDE solution longer than any other E9-1-1 vendor in the industry. Further, TCS has the only E9-1-1 TL9000 certified Network Operations Center, emphasizing its commitment to customer satisfaction, continuous improvement and performance accountability. Today, TCS provides E9-1-1 service to more than 100 million subscribers in the United States for more than 35 wireless carriers and handles more than 110,000 life saving calls daily.
TCS' E9-1-1 solution enables wireless operators to comply with Phase I and Phase II of the FCC's mandate, while providing the life-saving emergency services and security that wireless consumers expect. Using the efficient, open architecture of TCS' award-winning Xypoint Location Platform, TCS enables wireless operators to deliver wireless E9-1-1 call location information to the appropriate Public Safety Answering Point. In addition to its proprietary technology platform, TCS provides operators with end-to-end support and all aspects of deployment, from switch integration, database management and Geographic Information Services, to compliance expertise, services to PSAPs and cost-recovery assistance.