Alcatel-Lucent CEO to step down, door sure to hit on the way out
0. phoneArena 09 Feb 2013, 01:16 posted on
It is a job that may not have a lot of appeal for veteran international executives, needing US and French connections...
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1. nikenturd (unregistered)
I've seen a lot of underpowered, not-worth the asking price Alcatel handsets lately...simple, if your product offer less for more, it will not sell, I'd take China phones anyday...
2. Velda (Posts: 15; Member since: 07 Nov 2012)
Alcatel haven't made smartphones already. The have sold smartphones division to chinese TCL Corp., which are making phones under the Alcatel brand – they pay licention fees to Alcatel-Lucent only for their brand using.
3. Firedrops (Posts: 233; Member since: 06 Sep 2011)
Maybe you could give an introduction to who Alcatel-Lucent is and what they do. This seems like a report on some obscure, random drop of a company among millions.
4. Maxwell.R (Posts: 205; Member since: 20 Sep 2012)
Right there in the beginning of the third paragraph: "Alcatel-Lucent makes telecom, internet and wireless switchgear." ...and then later, "The internet-routing business rose 26% and brought in over €574 million and the wireless segment raked in over €913 million, yet the company is posting billion-Euro losses each quarter."
5. predator93 (Posts: 122; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
Its very easy to search for yourself :-
6. Reluctant_Human (Posts: 878; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)
A company that hasn't recovered since the bubble burst over a decade ago. Its hard to imagine why they aren't profitable considering how much of a backbone they are to the wireless industry.