Alcatel-Lucent has a longstanding commitment to the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region. Headquartered in Cairo, Egypt, our META organization has offices in almost all of the region’s 68 countries. Our customers need a broad range of solutions to meet their diverse requirements. As a global communications leader, we provide everything from basic mobile connectivity to advanced IP and broadband services.
Alcatel-Lucent has been in South Africa since 1956. Our activities in South Africa have now been consolidated into a unit called Alcatel-Lucent South Africa (Pty) Ltd (ALU-SA). A black economic empowerment group, the Kunene Brothers, holds 30 percent of the unit shares. Our offering centers on mobile, fixed, IP and optics technologies — in addition to applications and services. Our customers span the private and public sectors, as well as the vertical domains.
Alcatel-Lucent is playing an important role in social and economic development in South Africa. We participate in initiatives concerning black economic development, employment equity and national industrial participation. We also sponsor two universities: the University of KZN and Tshwane University of Technology. We support ongoing graduate development and internship programs.
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Alcatel-Lucent invents and delivers the innovative networks of tomorrow.

Every success has its network.

Alcatel-Lucent is the leading IP networking, ultra-broadband access, and cloud technology specialist. We believe that networks are the foundation of our ultra-connected world. They need to be built to achieve the potential of every customer with flexibility, speed, and trust.

Our mission is to invent and deliver trusted networks to help our customers unleash their value.

We create networks at scale

We apply our expertise and passion to build dynamic networks that adapt to your needs and scale as you grow. Our networks provide seemingly infinite bandwidth, helping you deliver maximum value any place, any time, any cloud.

We are committed to earning your trust

We deliver networks and services that anticipate demands, support new business solutions, and sustainably grow your value. Our networks ensure that your data and services flow freely, securely, and without constraints. We operate according to the highest ethical standards, embedding responsible innovation at the heart of our activities and supply chain partnerships.

We innovate for you

We conceive and invent the future through open collaboration with customers, stakeholders, and our Bell Labs researchers, pushing the limits of communications and shaping the digital world. We combine the world’s best network of minds with a start-up culture to solve today’s major challenges and develop tomorrow’s breakthrough technologies and business models.

Our company has been recognized by Thomson Reuters as a Top 100 Global Innovator, and by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices review as the Technology Hardware & Equipment industry group leader for 2015.

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