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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Alca-Lu teams with EADS for public-safety LTE solution

Alcatel-Lucent and EADS Defence and Security have teamed to jointly develop a next-generation public-safety communications solution based on LTE and public safety's Project 25 standards to bring to

News In Brief: Alca-Lu, Telefonica, Telekom Austria, MS, TeliaSonera

Alcatel-Lucent has agreed to jointly develop LTE-based public safety solutions with EADS Defence & Security in the US.

Alca-Lu and NSN mergers are fruitless, believes ZTE exec

Having recently announced that it has overtaken Alcatel-Lucent to become the 4th largest infrastructure vendor with a 12.6 per cent share of the market, ZTE claims that the recent mergers between

Mobile advertising--battle lines are drawn

The gold mine of mobile advertising has been somewhat over-promised for more years than I bother to count. Accepting that it has existed in a variety of forms for some years, the platform, content,

John Dickson to join Alcatel-Lucent as operations head

Alcatel Lucent has appointed John Dickson as its new head of operations, replacing Michel Rahier, who is pursuing other interests outside Alcatel-Lucent.   Based in Par

Alcatel-Lucent appoints new service head

Alcatel-Lucent has appointed Vivek Mohan as president of its services business and a member of the company's management committee.   Mohan, based in India, replaces And

Michel Rahier leaves Alcatel-Lucent

Michel Rahier's departure from his post as head of operations for Alcatel-Lucent is yet another sign that the company's old management guard is on the way out. Replacing 30-year company veteran

News In Brief: Alca-Lu, LG, Vodafone, KPN, Telenor

ZTE has knocked Motorola from the list

Microwave backhaul and the future of 4G

Numerous media outlets (including FierceWireless) have been reporting about extreme wireless data traffic growth, the smackdown of 4G data coverage between operators and network outages due to

Huawei's U.S. expansion ambitions face government security obstacles

Huawei may still be an insurgent player in the U.S. telecom market, but with a presence at both Cox Communications and WiMAX provider Clearwire, it is clear the Chinese player is making an impact.