Lucent/Alcatel: Everyday Merger or Synergized Powerhouse?

Rockwell, Mark
April 2006
Wireless Week;4/15/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p15
Trade Publication
Looks at the possible effect of the proposed merger of Lucent Technologies with Alcatel on the wireless communications industry in the U.S. Impact of the merger on the position of Verizon Wireless as the biggest consumer of Lucent; Problem posed by the varied national and corporate culture of the companies; Consequences of hasty attrition of technicians. INSET: Terms of the Deal.


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