Leading Transportation Company Awards Multi-Million Dollar Console Contract:
CSX Selects Avtec's Scout With Frontier(TM) Solution for Large, Multi-State
GILBERT, S.C., Feb. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avtec and CSX Technology have
entered into a multi-year, multi-million dollar contract to migrate all of the
Class One Railroad's main-line dispatching centers to Avtec's Scout pure-IP
radio console with Enterprise Management capabilities. The project will
culminate in hundreds of console positions controlling over 1,000 RoIP (Radio
over Internet Protocol) radio base stations in 23 states, Washington D.C., and
the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. Specific terms of the contract
were not disclosed.
CSX, based in Jacksonville, Fla., is one of the nation's leading
transportation companies, providing rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck
transload services. The company's transportation network spans approximately
21,000 miles, with service to 23 eastern states, the District of Columbia and
two Canadian provinces. CSX's network connects more than 240 short line
railroads and more than 70 ocean, river, and lake ports. More information
about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at www.csx.com.
About Avtec, Inc.
Headquartered in South Carolina, Avtec, Inc. provides Internet Protocol (IP)
dispatch console solutions for the transportation, public safety, utility,
business, and government markets. For more than 30 years, customers have
chosen Avtec's award-winning technology for their mission-critical dispatch
centers. There are thousands of Scout Voice over Internet protocol (VoIP)
consoles installed worldwide. Visit www.avtecinc.com to learn more.
CONTACT: Lorri-Ann Carter, CarterTodd & Associates
P: 803-779-4005 (Ext) 2040
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