Leading Transportation Company Awards Multi-Million Dollar Console Contract: CSX Selects Avtec's Scout With Frontier(TM) Solution for Large, Multi-State Project

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.

About CSX

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 E: la@cartertodd.comSource:Avtec, Inc.