Alcatel-Lucent Undergoing €1.25b Restructuring

France-based telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent has
undertaken a €1.25 billion ($2 billion) restructuring program
that includes selling off major assets and termination of
5,500 jobs. It recently reported its second straight and a
revenue decline that’s down 2.8% from the year-ago quarter.

It said it had 20% growth in its order book for what it calls
its High Leverage Network (HLN) and has committed to focus on
wireline and wireless broadband, IP and optics. Its goal, it
said, is to deliver scalable bandwidth at the lowest cost per
bit by putting intelligence into the network.

It has test installations of its copper telephone wire-based
VDSL2 Vectoring gear at Belgacom, which has committed to
providing 50 Mbps to most Belgian residences, Denmark’s TDC
and Telecom Austria.

It’s in a very competitive market with giants such as Cisco,
Juniper Networks, Ericsson, Huawei, Nokia Siemens Networks and

About the Author

The Online Reporter is the weekly subscription-based strategy bulletin about the enabling technologies of broadband, Wi-Fi, HDR, home networks, UHD 4K TV & OTT services; identifying trends in the Digital Media space. Only a fraction of our material here is published here. To see 4 free copies, follow the links above or go to

Be the first to comment on "Alcatel-Lucent Undergoing €1.25b Restructuring"

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.