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TMCNet:  Leading Transportation Company Awards Multi-Million Dollar Console Contract

[February 15, 2013]

Leading Transportation Company Awards Multi-Million Dollar Console Contract

GILBERT, S.C., Feb 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- Avtec and CSX Transportation 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.


About CSX CSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries based in Jacksonville, Fla., is one of the nation's leading transportation suppliers, providing rail-based transportation services including traditional rail service and the transport of intermodal containers and trailers. The company's transportation network encompasses about 21,000 route miles of track in 23 states, the District of Columbia and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. Our transportation network serves some of the largest population centers in the nation. Nearly two-thirds of Americans live within CSX's service territory. CSX's network connects to 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.

CarterTodd & Associates, Inc.

803-779-4005 (ext.) 2040 LA@Cartertodd.com 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.

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