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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
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.