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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Aruba, AlcaLu to deliver mobility solutions in China

Aruba Networks announced a collaboration with Alcatel-Lucent to deliver mobility solutions to enterprises, vertical markets, service providers and government agencies throughout China. As part of

Report: AlcaLu to compensate Telecom New Zealand over poor 3G performance

Reports from New Zealand indicate that Alcatel-Lucent will compensate Telecom New Zealand some $73 million over the poor performance of its XT 3G network that it built and operates on behalf of the

European standard allows for flexible base stations

One of the key ways for operators to reduce their spend on network infrastructure is to adopt flexible base station designs, particularly those based on remote radio heads (RRH).

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Alcatel-Lucent faces bribery lawsuit

Right on the heels of a tough Q1 earnings report, Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) is being sued by El Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), Costa Rica's telecommunications and electricity

Cracks appearing in Alca-Lu's continued optimism

When Ben Verwaayen became CEO of Alcatel-Lucent Alca-Lu in 2008 he promised to turn around the unprofitable company in three years. However, financial analysts are beginning to question his

Component shortage put damper on Alcatel Lucent's Q1 2010 results

Alcatel-Lucent's (NYSE: ALU) earnings were driven down in Q1 2010 because of an industry-wide component shortage that prevented it from being able to meet product delivery timelines.

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Alcatel-Lucent (NASDAQ: ALU) said a component shortage in the first quarter meant it was unable to fulfill some orders from customers, leading to a decline in revenue and a wider net loss. The

BT employs Alcatel-Lucent to up bandwidth ante

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