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Nokia
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Rudi Thomaes
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Nortel
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Ericsson
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Ben Verwaayen
(Business)
Serge Tchuruk
(Business)
OpenPlug
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Alcatel-Lucent

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Alcatel-Lucent

Global telecommunications equipment company, headquartered in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, France add

Category: Business (24)

Founded in 1996.

Countries: France (26%), United States (24%), (22%)

Main connections: Nokia, Rudi Thomaes, Nortel

Linked to: Gateway, Inc., ITT Corporation, Motive, Inc., S.A.

 

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1996

AT&T spun off Lucent Technologies in April 1996 with an initial public offering add something


1998

In 1998 Alcatel Alsthom shifted its focus to the telecommunications industry, spinning off its Alsthom activities and changing the company's name to Alcatel add something


2000

Nexans - Nexans was founded in 2000 as a business unit of the telecommunications firm Alcatel after its acquisition of a number of companies in the cable sector


2003

Microsoft voluntarily joined the lawsuit in April 2003, and Alcatel was added after it acquired Lucent add something


2004

Taliya - Using software and hardware technologies produced by Siemens, Alcatel and Ericsson as well as a consultant namely Tele2, Taliya started its activity in February 2004 as the first pre-paid cell phones independent network

 

In April 2004, TCL Corporation and Alcatel announced the creation of a mobile phone manufacturing joint venture: Alcatel Mobile Phones add something


2005

Aruba Networks - In 2005, it entered into an agreement to provide OEM equipment to Alcatel-Lucent


2006

Alcatel-Lucent acquired Nortel's UMTS radio access business at the end of 2006 add something

 

In 2006 Willard S. Boyle and George E. Smith were awarded the National Academy of Engineering prize, for work on charge-coupled devices which transform patterns of light into useful digital information add something

 

Patrice Caine - Thales has major involvement in the UK rail industry as a result of the Racal merger and the 2006 acquisition of Alcatel's Rail Signalling Solutions division and transport business

 

Serge Tchuruk - He was the Chief Executive Officer and chairman of Alcatel until the end of November 2006 and was the chairman of Alcatel-Lucent until his resignation in October 2008

 

Facing intense competition in the telecommunications industry, Alcatel and Lucent Technologies merged on November 30, 2006 add something

 

Alcatel-Lucent was formed when Alcatel merged with Lucent Technologies on December 1, 2006 add something


2007

Alcatel-Lucent needed funding for the Franco-American business, which made annual losses from 2007 to 2011 add something

 

During 2007 the company acquired Canadian metro WDM networking supplier Tropic Networks, Inc.; enterprise services gateway products developer NetDevices; IPTV software company Tamblin; and the telecommunications consulting practice Thompson Advisory Group, Inc. Alcatel-Lucent acquired Motive, Inc., a provider of service management software for broadband and mobile data services in 2008 add something

 

E-Plus - In March 2007 E-Plus outsourced deployment, management and maintenance of its network to Alcatel-Lucent and thereby transferred 750 employees to the latter company


2008

Camus joined the company in the third quarter of 2008, alongside Ben Verwaayen as CEO, after Alcatel-Lucent's first CEO Patricia Russo and first Chairman Serge Tchuruk resigned add something

 

Ben Verwaayen - He was Chief Executive Officer of telecommunications company Alcatel-Lucent from 2008 to 2013


2009

In 2009 they received a Nobel Prize for their invention add something

 

Passport Carrier Release - After the sale in 2009 of most Nortel's assets, the passport SW is still used in several products of Alcatel-Lucent, &Ericsson and Kapsch

 

In May 2009 Alcatel-Lucent's stake in Thales was acquired by Dassault Aviation add something


2010

Reflections Projections - Sponsors for the 2010 conference included Alcatel-Lucent, Andreesen Horowitz, Bazaarvoice, Cerner, Chopper Trading, Country Financial, Facebook, Factset Research, General Electric, Palm, IGT, Infosys, Intel, Interactive Intelligence, Lockheed Martin, Medtronic, Microsoft, Orbitz, Palantir Technologies, Riverbed Technology, Salesforce, Selerity, VMware, ViaSat, WMS Gaming, Wolverine Trading and Yelp

 

Alcatel-Lucent has its head office in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, France since June 2010 add something

 

Alcatel-Lucent announced the acquisition of OpenPlug on September 1, 2010 add something

 

OpenPlug - Alcatel-Lucent announced it had acquired OpenPlug on September 1, 2010


2011

In 2011 it was added to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index add something


2012

Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories - In 2012, the ownership of Genesys transferred from Alcatel-Lucent to a company controlled by the Permira Funds with participation from Technology Crossover Ventures

 

Bharti Airtel - On 31 May 2012, Bharti Airtel awarded the three-year contract to Alcatel-Lucent for setting up an Internet Protocol access network across the country


2013

In May 2013, Newegg and Overstock won a victory in United States circuit court in which an Alcatel-Lucent shopping cart patent was invalidated add something

 

The third part of the case, involving several user interface-related patents, is scheduled to begin on 21 May 2013 add something

 

Michel Combes - On 19 June 2013, Combes announced plans to focus Alcatel-Lucent's operations on networking products and high-speed broadband in order to cut costs by billion euros by 2015


2014

In 2014 the presence is only in Vimercate , Trieste, Rome add something

 

On October 1, 2014, Alcatel-Lucent announced that it had closed the sale of its subsidiary Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise to China Huaxin Post & Telecommunication Economy Development Center add something


2015

In April 2015, Alcatel Lucent announced their merger with Finland-based Nokia in a 15,6 billion euro deal add something

 

Nokia - On 14 April 2015, Nokia confirmed that it was in talks with the French telecommunications equipment company Alcatel-Lucent regarding a potential merger

 

Regulatory approval was obtained in October 2015 add something

 

Nokia - In November 2015, Nokia announced it expects to complete its transaction to acquire a majority share in Alcatel-Lucent in early 2016


2016

The acquisition is expected to be completed in early 2016, and is subject to regulatory and shareholder approval add something

 

Shareholder approval will be announced in early January 2016 add something

 

Shareholder approval was announced on January 4, 2016 add something

 

Nokia - As of January 7, 2016 Nokia holds about 80 percent of the Alcatel-Lucent shares

 

On November 3, 2016 & Nokia completed the acquisition of the company and it was merged into their Nokia Networks division add something