Merger Technology Perspectives

Drucker, Elliott
April 2006
Wireless Week;4/15/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p16
Trade Publication
Reflects on the viability of the proposed merger of Lucent Technologies and Alcatel in the wireless communications industry in the U.S. Historical and national security issues surrounding the merger; Potential emergence of culture clash in the merged entity; Growth opportunities offered by the capabilities of the companies.


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