TITLE

White House approves Lucent-Alcatel merger

AUTHOR(S)
Silva, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
RCR Wireless News;11/27/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 48, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that U.S. President George W. Bush has approved a recommendation by a Treasury Department-led interagency group supporting the merger of French telecommunication vendor Alcatel SA and Lucent Technologies Inc. The ruling demonstrates the commitment of the U.S. to protect its national security interests and maintain its openness to investments, including overseas investments. The merger is expected to be completed by November 30, 2006.
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