won a second contract to supply optic-fiber communications solutions to the biggest mobile communications provider in the Philippines,
The contract is worth about $20 million. All in all Globe Telecom has ordered about $40 million worth of products from LightScape.
Globe Telecom is expanding its overloaded cellular network. LightScape has already installed a comprehensive optic solution for Globe. Now the company has offered its scalable XDM-1000 platform, over which advanced cellular services can be provided. The LightScape equipment will transmit traffic from the hub to the point of access.
The XDM-1000 platform is suited to European and Asian communications standards. LightScape launched a SONET version for the United States a month ago.
LightScape's archrival Chromatis Networks, now a unit of
(NYSE:LU), developed a platform based on SONET standards. It sold one such SONET platform to
(NYSE:Q), for $25 million.
Globe Telecom, based in Mandaluyong City, is owned by Singapore Telecom and Ayala Corporation. It provides a range of wireline and cellular services, including data communications and Internet. Its technology is based on GSM. The company is traded on the Philippine Stock Exchange under the symbol GLO.