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Alcatel-Lucent’s future is at risk: CEO

By Lucy Battersby – The global head of telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent has warned the company could “disappear” if it is not allowed to proceed with a global cost-cutting program, as fears of job cuts sparked protests in Paris this … Continue reading

Alcatel-Lucent Plans Overhaul, Big Cost Cuts

AP – Telecommunications equipment manufacturer Alcatel-Lucent launched a major effort Wednesday (June 19) to boost its fortunes by shedding businesses and jobs as part of a deep cost cutting program. The company said it will cut back on research in … Continue reading

Alcatel-Lucent Says Europe Risks Turning Into ‘Digital Desert’

By Marie Mawad, Jonathan Browning and Aaron Kirchfeld – Phone companies in the U.K., Germany, Italy and France have been reluctant to invest as much as their counterparts in the U.S. and Asia in faster mobile-phone and fixed-line networks because … Continue reading

Alcatel-Lucent brings 40G to the core

By Jim Duffy – Alcatel-Lucent this week at Interop will flesh out its data center fabric vision with 40G Ethernetand higher-density 10G Ethernet capabilities on its core switches, as well as enhanced software for its top-of-rack and core switches. The … Continue reading

Alcatel-Lucent switch pushes Cisco, HP at the edge

By Jim Duffy – Alcatel-Lucent this week will unveil a new Ethernet switch for enterprise campus networks that is designed to extend voice, data and video convergence to the wiring closet and access tier. The company’s OmniSwitch 6450 comes in … Continue reading

Alcatel to meet buyers for enterprise business

By Nicola Leske and Nadia Damouni – Alcatel-Lucent is holding meetings in San Francisco this week with prospective suitors to scout out buyout interest in its $1 billion plus enterprise business. Siemens Enterprise Communications (SEN), which is 51 percent owned … Continue reading

Alcatel-Lucent Risks Loss of Patent Royalties in Case

By Phil Milford and Sophia Pearson – MPEG LA LLC, the licensing administrator for a pool of patents used by consumer-electronics makers, claims in a 2007 lawsuit that Alcatel-Lucent shouldn’t be allowed to shelter patents for high-definition television and DVDs … Continue reading

Can Alcatel-Lucent really play in the apps game?

By Rich Karpinski – Alcatel-Lucent’s latest announcement was three API bundles that blended service provider (initially, Sprint) and third-party application programming interfaces (the third party providers included APIgee, Billing Revolution, Motally, SMaato and Zhing). The initial three bundles are targeted … Continue reading

Alcatel-Lucent’s 200 millionth DSL line: special ‘golden board’ rolls off the tbp electronics production line

By Jade Kellard – Alcatel-Lucent’s 200 millionth DSL line is destined for Telefonica, one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies. Since 1997, tbp electronics has been manufacturing DSL line cards for Alcatel-Lucent – which has been leading the DSL space … Continue reading

Alcatel-Lucent opens developer sandbox in the sky

Alcatel-Lucent’s API aggregation and bundling model introduces a bold new approach that enables application revenue sharing to benefit developers, service providers and enterprises alike. The model bundles a collection of two or more APIs/Web services that developers can use to … Continue reading