Telecom Operators’ Slow Spending On Networks Hit Alcatel-Lucent

Alcatel-LucentA new report reveals that slow spending by telecom operators has largely hit Alcatel-Lucent (ALUA. PA), which is a Franco-American group making Telecom gears. It has been found that the group has faced a fall in its profitability due to the slower spending of telecoms.

Alcatel-Lucent Picked by Etisalat to Speed Up Deployment of FTTH Network in UAE

On January 11, Alcatel-Lucent announced that it has been picked by one of UAE's largest provider of telecommunication services, Etisalat to help in speeding up the process of deployment of its countrywide fiber-to-the-home, or FTTH, network.

Under the multi-million Euros deal, Etisalat will be making use of Alcatel-Lucent's popular and award-winning Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) technology in order to effectively connect 50,000 household and business consumers.

Alcatel-Lucent chosen by Etisalat to deploy IP-based telephony solutions

It was recently forwarded by Alcatel-Lucent that it has been successful in grabbing a contract from UAE-based Etisalat in order to deploy IP-based telephony solutions throughout its offices in the UAE.

The project, which will seek to provide the best possible collaboration across the employees of Etisalat, will be finalized through Alcatel-Lucent's business collaborator in the UAE, Al-Futtaim Technologies.