Top 10 Telecommunication Equipment Companies in the World 2015

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8. Alcatel – Lucent

Alcatel – Lucent was found in 2006 when two of the industry’s big names Alcatel and Lucent merged with each other.

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Mr. Michel Combes is the current CEO for the company. The company is headquartered in Boulogne, Billancourt, France. The company provides its services in the area of converged networking hardware, IP technologies, software equipment and fixed mobile. The company has been awarded as the industry leader in the area of Hardware technology & equipment in 2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices review. It has its operations in more than 130 countries. One of the largest research & development center, Bell Laboratories is owned by Alcatel – Lucent. The employees of the laboratories have been awarded eight Nobel prizes. The company has more than 29000 patents. Recently, the company was in news stating that Nokia is looking forward to acquire Alcatel – Lucent. The company operates with approximately 52,673 employees.

Sales: $17.5 B

Profits: - $81 M