European Union clears merger of Alcatel and Lucent

July 2006
International Law Update;Jul2006, Vol. 12, p139
The article reports on the approval of the planned merger between French telecom equipment maker, Alcatel S.A., and American competitor, Lucent Technologies, Inc. by the European Community Commission. The merger's main impact on competition would be in the supply of optical networking equipment and broadband access solutions, according to the Commission.


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