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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Alcatel-Lucent opens third Silicon Valley-based lab, targets cloud and SDN opportunities

Alcatel-Lucent's Bell Labs arm is driving more activity around cloud and software-defined networking (SDN) by opening a new "antenna" office located in Silicon Valley.

Alcatel-Lucent reveals sharp rise in mobile malware in H1 2014

Android smartphones are more vulnerable to mobile malware attacks than handsets running other operating systems, Alcatel-Lucent said as it revealed a sharp rise in security threats to mobile devices

Long-haul 100G applications DWDM drive Q2 growth to $2.6B in Q2, says Dell'Oro

The WDM market is enjoying a continual growth wave, rising 10 percent year-over-year in the second quarter of 2014 to $2.6 billion as more service providers deploy 100G in long-haul network applications.

Telefonica taps Alcatel-Lucent for its 100G network

Telefonica is employing Alcatel-Lucent to help it build its 100G optical network serving the north-west, eastern and southern regions in Spain.

Wi-Fi group attracts cable companies Charter, Liberty Global as new members

The importance of Wi-Fi to cable operators, mobile carriers and telcos is evidenced by the list of 14 companies joining the Wireless Broadband Alliance, whose mission includes enabling Wi-Fi interoperability and roaming. The group said the new members "have joined its efforts to unite the ecosystem and progress the development of carrier Wi-Fi throughout the world."

Cisco's grip on service-provider routing, carrier Ethernet slips to 41 percent

Cisco might still be the dominant router vendor in terms of units sold, but its influence appears to be slipping.

Surfline Communications and Alcatel-Lucent launch Ghana's first 4G LTE network

Alcatel-Lucent and Ghanaian operator Surfline Communications launched the country's first commercial 4G LTE network on Tuesday.

Report: AT&T's VoLTE-based HD Voice exceeds 3G voice, Skype in terms of quality

AT&T Mobility's Voice over LTE-powered HD Voice solution provides much better call quality than traditional circuit-switched fallback voice or voice service from an over-the-top application, according to a new research report.

Alcatel-Lucent rural U.S. LTE overlay contract may ease investors' concerns

Alcatel-Lucent appeared to address investors' concerns that its U.S. operation is too heavily reliant on large operators, with a deal to deploy an LTE overlay network for second-tier operator Pioneer Cellular.

Alcatel-Lucent to take submarine cable business public, sees Q2 revenues rise to $4.4B

Alcatel-Lucent has hatched plans to pursue an initial public offering of shares for its submarine cable business, ending a string of rumors about the future of the division that's been suffering from weakening demand.