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Nokia wins 5G order from Philippines' Globe Telecom

FILE PHOTO: The Nokia logo is seen on a smartphone in front of a displayed stock graph in this illustration taken February 5, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish telecom network equipment maker Nokia on Wednesday said it has won an order from Globe Telecom to build a 5G network to the Philippines’ second and third largest islands Mindanao and Visayas.

Nokia will also upgrade the existing 4G network for the largest mobile network operator in the Philippines.

Financial details were not disclosed.

Reporting by Essi Lehto; editing by Jason Neely

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