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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Rumor mill: Nortel's carrier VoIP auction coming soon

With Nortel's Ethernet, CDMA, GSM and now the Enterprise Services flying off the shelves, it's only a matter of time that Nortel will open up the auction block for its Carrier VoIP and Application

Alcatel-Lucent dumps Asia-Pac chief

Alcatel-Lucent has removed  Asia-Pacific president Sean Dolan after just a year in the job. 

Alcatel-Lucent muscles its way to the routing edge

It was interesting to see a recent Dell'Oro report (Routers Report 3Q09) that illustrated that Alcatel-Lucent is gaining market share in the edge router market. Typically, the edge routing market

Part II- Fierce Telecom Leaders- Jarrett Appleby, CMO, Equinix

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Smart metering: Germany sees Vodafone and Alca-Lu offer joint solution

With pressure building on consumers to reduce their energy usage, Vodafone and Alcatel-Lucent have announced a partnership that will see them develop an end-to-end smart metering service for the

Looking back on broadband trends in 2009

Early in 2009 we wrote an article looking at what we thought would be the top wireless trends of 2009. It is time to review our top ten list to see how well our bets were placed. We think that 2009

Vodafone Germany, Alcatel-Lucent synch up on smart metering

Vodafone Germany and Alcatel-Lucent are putting their heads together to give German consumers a smart metering service. Marketed through the two companies' sales organizations as a managed service,

Alcatel-Lucent exclusive LTE provider for Bouygues trial network

Alcatel-Lucent won an exclusive agreement to supply French operator Bouygues Telecom with LTE network equipment and services for trials the operator will commence in early 2010. AlcaLu is supplying

Ericsson drops VoLGA support, DT demonstrates its viability

Ericsson has dropped its support for the VoLGA Forum, which promotes Voice over LTE via Generic Access, as an interim solution to providing voice and SMS services for LTE networks. Erik Ekudden,

Bouygues cuts costs, but readies LTE trial with Alca-Lu

Reacting to the forthcoming launch of Iliad as the fourth mobile operator in France, Bouygues Telecom has called a halt to the hiring of any new employees. The company's CEO, Olivier Roussat, said