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 wins 2 more LTE deals in China

Hot on the heels of its return to France's blue-chip company index, Alcatel-Lucent reported more good news this week after it won two more LTE deals in China.

Alca-Lu scores another China win

Alcatel-Lucent has picked up another major contract from China's 4G rollouts, securing a deal to become one of the top three suppliers for China Telecom's dual-mode LTE trials.  

Alcatel-Lucent opens Taiwan showcase center

Alcatel-Lucent has opened a new showcase center in Taiwan to help market its networking wares to operators and enterprise customers in North Asia and China.   The new Alc

GlobeNet wraps up submarine cable build between Miami and Colombia

GlobeNet, an emerging submarine cable player, has finished the buildout of its subsea network to Colombia and has named UNE EPM Telecomunicaciones as an anchor tenant.

Alcatel-Lucent to rejoin CAC 40 just before Christmas

As was widely anticipated, Alcatel-Lucent is to rejoin the French blue-chip index CAC 40 on Dec. 23 in a move that reflects the continuing recovery of the telecoms equipment manufacturer after several torrid years.

Cisco, Juniper maintain top router spots with new products, report says

Cisco and Juniper continue to remain the dominant core router service players, a position that was further cemented by the introduction of new products in the recent financial quarter, according to a new Dell'Oro report.

Ericsson, Alca-Lu expected to benefit as China issues TD-LTE licences

China has finally issued TD-LTE licences to the country's three mobile operators in a move that will reinforce the position of European equipment manufacturers as well as local Chinese vendors that have won lucrative deals to help build next-generation networks there.

Alcatel-Lucent, Nextgen Group conduct 400G trial on live Australian network

Alcatel-Lucent and Nextgen Group are driving more interest in what lies beyond 100G by completing a field trial of 400G on a live network link in Australia.

Alcatel-Lucent creates database of 600,000 potential small cell sites

Site acquisition and delivery of backhaul and power are widely documented gating factors restricting extensive deployments of outdoor small cells. Alcatel-Lucent hopes to alleviate those challenges via a site certification program that brings together a variety of partners, which have contributed to a database of more than half a million sites suitable for small cells.

FirstNet releases RFI on apps, kills BTOP negotiations

The First Responder Network Authority moved further along with planning for the LTE-based nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN) by issuing a request for information (RFI) on application platforms. However, FirstNet also put an end to negotiations with several public-safety entities hoping to lease its spectrum for public-safety networks within their jurisdictions.