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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