TCL-Alcatel was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Hong Kong.
It is a subsidiary of TCL Communication Technology Holdings Ltd. In Hong Kong or mainland China, TCL Communication is one of the few companies who licenses or owns 4G, 3G, 2.75G, 2.5G and 2G -patented technologies.
Independently, it is also able to develop solutions and products for the LTE, TDSCDMA, WCDMA, CDMA, EDGE, GPRS and GSM. Due to the success of its broad range of well-designed, accessibly-priced and easy-to-use mobile and internet products, which are available in over 100 countries worldwide, TCL is among the top 10 mobile companies. It has 2 brand names: TCL and ALCATEL ONE TOUCH under which it designs, manufactures and markets its portfolio of products. In 2011, for its new 4.0 series products of Smartphone, China Unicom selected TCL W989. IN 2010 it was named as the “Fastest growing major mobile vendor in the world” by Strategy Analytics. TCL-Alcatel One touch became one of the best seller of TCL. TCL unveiled the World’s Slimmest and Lightest Smartphones in 2013. It has a portfolio of low cost Smartphones and feature phones in Latin America and Europe. Alcatel received the iF Design award for outstanding design for its HERO 2 smartphone in February 2015.
Q4 2014 Shipments: 23.5 Million
Q1 2015 Shipments: 14.9 Million
Global Mobile Handsets Market Share in Q4 2014: 4.67%
Global Mobile Handsets Market Share in Q1 2015: 3.38%