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's Shift strategy targets a virtualized future

Alcatel-Lucent's Shift plan involves becoming a specialist in IP networking and ultra-broadband access and will incorporate a mix of technologies that are driving service providers toward cloud-based services, said CEO Michel Combes.

Alcatel-Lucent's Shift strategy centers on cloud, software

Michel Combes, Alcatel-Lucent's CEO, said that the company's plan to become a specialist in IP networking and ultra-broadband access will incorporate a mix of technologies that are driving service providers toward cloud-based services.

Alcatel-Lucent confirms it won part of massive China Mobile TD-LTE deal

Alcatel-Lucent confirmed it won a chunk of China Mobile's major TD-LTE network expansion, as had been previously reported. The vendor also confirmed it won 11 percent of the total contract, in line with prior reported estimates. 

Nokia said to consider Alca-Lu team up

More major changes to the telecom vendor landscape could be on the way, with multiple reports suggesting that Nokia is considering approaching Alcatel-Lucent for some kind of partnership or merger.

Telecom Career: Thuraya names innovation VP

Randy C. Roberts to join Thuraya as VP of innovation

Reports: Nokia's board considering NSN deal with Alcatel-Lucent

Nokia's board is considering a deal between the company's Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) unit and rival Alcatel-Lucent, according to multiple reports.

China Mobile names 9 TD-LTE network vendors

China Mobile made official its selection of vendors to supply equipment for its commercial TD-LTE networks. The contracts, estimated to be worth some $3.27 billion, were awarded to nine vendors, according to a post on the carrier's website.

LTE Broadcast: Coming to a European operator soon?

LTE Broadcast was much in conversation at this year's broadcasting convension, IBC. So far Verizon Wireless and Telstra have publicly committed to the technology to varying degrees, and some in the industry are saying that the technology has more chance of succeeding where others failed.

Huawei wins TDC LTE deal away from Ericsson

Huawei is fully expecting to take a large slice of the LTE network pie, and senior company executives said they reckon the firm will generate around $2 billion (€1.5 billion) this year in revenue from LTE deployments in Asia and Europe.

SaskTel, Alcatel-Lucent complete 400G trial

SaskTel, Canada's incumbent telco, completed a trial with Alcatel-Lucent in which it delivered data at speeds of up to 400G on a fiber network which it said was originally built for 10G traffic.