Alcatel-Lucent results highlight Transpower, Telecom wins

NZ deals lead a strengthening Asia Pacific market

New Zealand wins featured prominently in telecommunications equipment giant Alcatel-Lucent's global second quarter results released today.

The company highlighted wins at Transpower and Telecom New Zealand in its quarterly report to shareholders which showed revenue up 13% to 4.33 billion. Net income was a 336 million loss.

CEO Patricia Russo, highlighted strong growth in the Asia-Pacific region.

"We are also seeing the benefits of revenue synergies through the combined company’s strengths," she says. "For example, Reliance Communications selected us for both their GSM and CDMA network expansions, marking our entry into the GSM portion of Reliance’s network and we have also been selected by Telecom New Zealand to deploy our W-CDMA technology, along with our existing CDMA contract."

The report to shareholders mentions Transpower as an example of a new wins in the enterprise and government sectors

"A contract with Transpower New Zealand to deliver, operate and maintain a new IP-based private communications network connecting 192 sites across New Zealand was signed," the report says.

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