Winstar scores second MAA
- By Natasha Haubold
- Mar 28, 2000
For the second time in less than a week, Winstar Communications Inc. has
been awarded a Metropolitan Area Acquisition contract from the General Services
Administration, the company announced Monday.
Under the latest deal a four-year contract worth $200 million Winstar
will provide data and local switched-voice services to agencies, contractors
and federally supported universities and laboratories in Los Angeles. Winstar
also will provide dedicated transmission services. Pacific Bell Communications
Inc. also was awarded the contract.
On Friday, the telecommunications company announced a sole-source MAA contract
to provide data services to federal employees in Cincinnati. The estimated
value of the four-year contract is $100 million.
"These two government awards, which we received in separate bids over a
period of two days, are a validation of the quality and reach of our broadband
network and services we provide," said William Rouhana Jr., Winstar chairman
and chief executive officer. "This MAA contract win is a landmark development
All previously awarded contracts had been made to incumbent AT&T.
More information on Winstar is available at www.winstar.com.