Alcatel-Lucent is the product of the French-based Alcatel’s acquisition of the former Lucent Technologies in 2006. Led by former BT executive Ben Verwaayen, Alcatel-Lucent reported US$22.5 billion in 2010 revenues and is incorporated in France and headquartered in Paris.

Founded in 1898, the company provides products, solutions, and transformation services that enable service providers, enterprises, governments, and strategic industries to deliver voice, data, and video communication services to end-users worldwide. In addition, Alcatel-Lucent provides voice telephony and data networking solutions, and call center software; and end-to-end communications networks and individual network elements, as well as designs and sells a suite of radio frequency products, such as cable, antenna, tower systems, and their related electronic components. Further, it offers consultation, integration, migration and transformation, deployment, outsourcing, and maintenance services.

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Nokia receives mixed response from analysts as combined Q1 sales drop

Nokia garnered a mixed response from financial analysts after announcing a 9 per cent drop in net sales year-on-year in the opening quarter based on a comparison of combined figures with Alcatel-Lucent.

Nokia posts $6.38B in revenues, blames shortfall on 'challenging environment' in mobile networks

Nokia's first-quarter earnings fell short of expectations due partly to decreased demand for its network gear, and the company said slowing sales in China will weigh down revenues during the rest of the year.

Passive Optical LAN offers lower maintenance, operational costs, but analysts says larger vendor presence will advance market

Passive optical LAN (POL) technology is showing promise of greater bandwidth with a future-proofed architecture that surpasses copper-based LANs, but analysts say what will help it grow will be the entry of larger vendors.

Nokia launches new CloudBand software portfolio

Nokia is trying to answer the call for open, non-proprietary software-driven solutions, combining Alcatel-Lucent's expertise with Nokia's, and by extension, making it easier for service providers to launch new services faster.

Nokia to cut thousands of jobs worldwide in effort to save $1B following Alcatel-Lucent acquisition

Nokia plans to cut thousands of jobs globally including a reported 1,300 positions in its homeland of Finland as part of an effort to save more than $1 billion in the wake of its recent acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent.

Nokia begins process of cutting jobs as part of Alcatel-Lucent synergy programme

Nokia announced it is consulting with its two European works councils over staff cuts that form part of its commitment to reduce operating costs by €900 million ($1.02 billion) by 2018 following its acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent.

Airvana, Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco dominate $1.2B small cell market, IHS reports

The worldwide market for small cells enjoyed 44 percent year-over-year growth in 2015, according to IHS. But it's still tiny compared to the global 2G/3G radio access network (RAN) market.

IHS: Small cell rollouts grew in 2015, but still form tiny part of RAN market

IHS Technology said small cell rollouts increased worldwide during 2015 but noted that the small cell equipment market remains tiny compared to the global 2G/3G radio access network (RAN) market.

Nokia sees growing opportunities for SD-WAN, optical integration with Alcatel-Lucent

BARCELONA, Spain-- Nokia's acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent may still be quite young, but the vendor is already seeing growing opportunities to apply SDN and NFV wares to emerging applications like SD-WAN and combined IP and optical functions.

Optical equipment market jumps 3 percent to $12.5B, says research firm

The optical market segment is looking up. After what could be described as a subdued third quarter, the global optical network equipment market totaled $12.5 billion, growing 3 percent year-over-year, says IHS.