Innovatec Signs Purchase Agreement With SCE&G

September 26, 2000 by Jeff Shepard

Innovatec Communications LLC (Milwaukee, WI) announced that it has signed a purchase and supply agreement with the South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G, Columbia, SC), the largest subsidiary of SCANA Corporation. The agreement calls for the use of Innova-tec's AxisPath fixed wireless network in targeted sections of SCE&G's service territory in early 2001.The system will be used to remotely read electric and gas meters using a communications network and will utilize many of the advanced functions of the AxisPath network, including the use of remote service-disconnect, real-time outage notification, usage profiles, customer payment options and other information management capabilities. It is expected to improve SCE&G's efficiency.