SPOTLIGHT: Alca-Lu's Russo: Don't call it a downturn


Alcatel-Lucent lost $282 million in the first quarter this year, posting its fifth quarterly loss in a row, and by most accounts, the company is still struggling to integrate its mega-merger. The company could easily hide behind claims of a broad industry downturn, but Alcatel-Lucent CEO Pat Russo tells BusinessWeek there is no downturn. While there is some uncertainty, Russo seems optimistic that business opportunities remain open for the company and that more network spending could be on the horizon. Check out this interview at BusinessWeek

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