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 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.

AT&T's Donovan: Work with Qualcomm, network vendors made 700 MHz interoperability possible

AT&T worked with Qualcomm and its network vendor partners to implement a 700 MHz interoperability solution that will allow the carrier to support Band Class 12 devices, according to a senior AT&T executive.

Schoolar: From top to bottom, it isn't easy being in the base station business

Having spent the last several months updating Ovum's RAN forecasts and market share estimates, one thing is very clear: the base station business is a very tough business to be in no matter where each vendor falls within the market share ranking.

Cisco, Alcatel-Lucent, Huawei edge router revenues benefit from wireless backhaul investments

As wireless operators and their wholesale service partners continue to upgrade their wireless backhaul networks to support 4G LTE speeds and applications, it is providing a revenue benefit to the top edge router and switch vendors, according to Dell'Oro Group's Q2 2013 report. During the quarter, the Service Provider Edge Router and Switch market, particularly in the United States and China, grew 8 percent year-over-year.