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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Alcatel-Lucent's multi-mode radio may aid refarming efforts

Alcatel-Lucent yesterday released a new software-defined radio module the company said will allow wireless carriers to offer faster mobile broadband technologies such as HSPA and LTE on frequencies

Juniper answers the core network call

Let the core routing upgrade wars begin. Entering the core routing networking ring is Juniper with a new capability that will enable customers to upgrade their existing T-Series routing gear to

News In Brief: Skype, O2, Zain, DB Systel, Alca-Lu

Skype has promised to release a version of Skype for iPhones that supports 3G calling

News In Brief: Zain, Samsung, Amazon, O2, Alcatel-Lucent

Middle-eastern telecom group Zain will be forced to hunt for a new CEO after the surprise resignati

Alca-Lu exec: WiMAX has lost to LTE

An Alcatel-Lucent executive sought to put more distance between the company and mobile WiMAX, arguing the wireless industry has clearly chosen LTE as the technology of choice for next-generation

Cisco could unveil new core router soon

Watch out Alcatel-Lucent and Juniper, Cisco may be soon taking the covers off the long-awaited follow-up to its CRS-1 core router, the MSC 120. From a feeds and speeds perspective, the MSC 120 could

Alca-Lu frontrunner for Bharti €715m outsource tender

Alcatel-Lucent is the likely frontrunner for Bharti Airtel’s latest fibre cable network outsourcing contract, analysts have told   Bharti

TDS Telecom advances its 10G network vision

As it continues to evolve from being just 'a local phone company' to a 'broadband company' for its largely rural customer base, TDS Telecommunications has put the finishing touches on the first phase

Ericsson: Carrier cutbacks hinder Q4 09 performance

Ericsson's Q4 09 earnings reflect the challenges all telecom equipment vendors faced as service providers continued to cut back on network spending throughout 2009, while ongoing cost cutting helped

Alcatel-Lucent unveils its core packet optical switch

Alcatel-Lucent is fanning the flames of the packet optical networking debate with its core 1870 Transport Tera Switch (TTS). The TTS, which is reportedly in trials with major service providers, is a