March 24, 2006

InformationWeek | Networking Merger | Alcatel, Lucent In Merger Talks | March 24, 2006

InformationWeek | Networking Merger | Alcatel, Lucent In Merger Talks | March 24, 2006: "The deal could potentially create a communications powerhouse, with combined sales of more than $25 billion. 'We can confirm that Lucent and Alcatel are engaged in discussions about a potential merger of equals that is intended to be priced at market,' according to a statement issued by the companies." Talk about a huge deal in the telecom world, this will probably force more consolidation of other players it goes through. Bets are on, on who's next, Nortel with Seimens, Cisco with Nortel, or Ericson with ???

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