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 makes surprise return to profit, eyes LTE opportunity

Financial analysts greeted Alcatel-Lucent's return to profit with unreserved glee--perhaps not surprising given that the last time this happened was in 2006. However, while posting a net income of

Alcatel-Lucent finally posts a profit

Alcatel-Lucent, which chalked up losses in each of its last nine quarters, has reported its first profitable quarter since the company made its debut in 2006. As news of the company's $19.6 million

Alcatel-Lucent posts profit on asset sales

Alcatel-Lucent reported a quarterly profit for the first time since the company was formed in 2006, largely based on asset sales. However, the equipment vendor posted sales declines and indicated

Alcatel-Lucent struggles in Q2 with loss

Alcatel-Lucent claims that it is on track to break even for the full year despite posting a second quarter operating loss.

Verizon enhances FTTP reach into MDUs

Consumers may be tightening their pocketbooks, but research from Strategy Analytics reveals that broadband is one thing they won't give up. Verizon Communications is proof of that trend as it added

Alcatel-Lucent assigns Agnellini to transformation post

Keeping true to the idea that 2009 will be "a year of transformation," Alcatel-Lucent has appointed the company's Victor Agnellini to the newly minted position of senior vice president,

News In Brief: Nortel, Orange, Alca-Lu, BT, MySpace, Telenor, Alcatel-Lucent

Canadian and US courts have approved the sale of Nortel 's CDMA and LTE assets to Ericsson.

Mike Quigley to lead Australia's next-gen broadband initiative

If you're wondering where former Alcatel-Lucent executive star Mike Quigley is after being passed over to replace the ousted Pat Russo, look no further than Australia's National Broadband Network

Alcatel-Lucent, Juniper vie for Verizon's Ethernet attention

Alcatel-Lucent may be in Verizon's sights for a new Ethernet contract, but it's far from a done deal as the ILEC is still also evaluating rival Juniper Networks. A report emerged last week from

Alcatel-Lucent sharpens its edge

Cisco and Juniper may have always had the upper hand in delivering edge networking gear, but it appears that their rival Alcatel-Lucent may have beaten both companies out of a potentially lucrative