Printer Friendly

NEWBRIDGE PRODUCTS SPECIFIED BY MCI IN FAA LINCS CONTRACT

      NEWBRIDGE PRODUCTS SPECIFIED BY MCI IN FAA LINCS CONTRACT
    KANATA, Ontario, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Newbridge Networks (NASDAQ-NMS: NNCXF) announced today that MCI Communications Corporation has included the company's digital networking equipment in the recently awarded contract for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Leased Interfacility National Airspace Communications System (LINCS).  The FAA awarded MCI the US$588 million LINCS contract to modernize the U.S. nation-wide air traffic control network.  The Newbridge Government Systems Division has worked closely with the MCI Government Systems team to support MCI in its bid for the LINCS contract.
    The nation-wide backbone network as specified by MCI in the FAA contract will include the 3600 MainStreet(R) Bandwidth Manager products and 3645 MainStreet High Capacity Bandwidth Manager products.  In addition, network control will be provided by the 4602 MainStreet NetworkStation(TM) network manager which will allow real-time monitoring capability for the network.
    Newbridge estimates the value of the equipment to be more than US$30 million over the next three years.  Additional yearly service renewals are optional over the following seven years.  The LINCS network will be the largest ever installation of Newbridge equipment with the U.S. government.
    "We are looking forward to participating with MCI in building this strategic network," said Darlene Greenhaw, vice president, Government Systems Division at Newbridge.  "Newbridge and MCI share a commitment to provide superior communication products and services to our customers."
    "MCI is pleased to have the opportunity to work with Newbridge Networks in modernizing the nations's air traffic control organization," said Jerry Edgerton, vice president, MCI Government Systems.  "Newbridge is a leader in providing state of the art networking equipment."
    Newbridge Networks is an international company which designs, manufactures, markets and services multimedia, standards-based networking products for global LAN and WAN applications, all manageable by a single, graphically rich network management system.  Facilities are located in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia.
    Newbridge Networks Corporation is a public company whose common shares are quoted for trading on the NASDAQ National Market System (NNCXF) in the United States and listed for trading on The Toronto Stock Exchange (NNC) in Canada.
    -0-                        3/19/92
    /CONTACT:  Jim Marshall or Sandra Plumley of Newbridge, 613-591-3600/
    (NNCXF) CO:  Newbridge Networks; MCI Communications Corp. ST:  Ontario, New York IN:  CPR SU: SM -- NY019 -- 9542 03/19/92 09:23 EST
COPYRIGHT 1992 PR Newswire Association LLC
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 1992 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:PR Newswire
Date:Mar 19, 1992
Words:388
Previous Article:COMMERCIAL METALS COMPANY REPORTS SECOND QUARTER EARNINGS OF $438,000; EXPECTS STRONGER SECOND HALF
Next Article:LAWRENCE A. LOEB JOINS NEORX SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD
Topics:


Related Articles
PRESIDENT OF SPRINT'S GOVERNMENT SYSTEMS DIVISION ISSUES STATEMENT
AT&T'S REACTION TO THE FAA'S AWARD OF LINCS CONTRACT
MCI AWARDED DATA COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES CONTRACT FOR NEW FEDERAL RESERVE NETWORK
MCI AND NEWBRIDGE NETWORKS TO JOINTLY DEVELOP AND MARKET ADVANCED NETWORKING SOLUTIONS
MCI DOMINATES TELECOMMUNICATIONS AT
NOAA AWARDS MCI MULTIMILLION CONTRACT TO PROVIDE INTERNATIONAL SATELLITE-BASED NETWORK
UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE AWARDS MCI CONTRACT TO PROVIDE HIGH-SPEED DATA SERVICES
BOEING FORMS TEAM TO OFFER NEW AIR TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
FAA CONFIRMS BOEING-LED TEAM QUALIFIED TO COMPETE FOR STARS PROGRAM
FAA Recognizes MCI For Network Service In Wake Of Hurricane Katrina.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2016 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters