The struggling network equipment maker will cut its workforce by about 14 percent in an effort to trim $1 billion in costs, European newspapers report.
His resignation comes after four tumultuous years at the helm of the struggling network equipment maker.
A San Diego jury says Apple and LG did not infringe on patents owned by Alcatel-Lucent's Multimedia Patent Trust.
Apple and LG are due in court this week to defend against charges from Alcatel-Lucent subsidiary Multimedia Patent Trust that they've infringed its video patents.
The companies ask judge to end the case, two months after she ordered Microsoft to pay $26.3 million, for infringing on patents in Outlook and two other products.
Alcatel-Lucent has developed a modular system that greatly reduces the footprint of a cell phone tower and bay station.
The telecommunications infrastructure company gives ZDNet UK a tour of its cable gear factory and the ship Ile de Batz, offering a look at a vital part of the global Internet that's normally hidden by miles of water.
AT&T said Wednesday that a glitch in software on equipment provided by Alcatel-Lucent is responsible for the slow upload speeds that many AT&T iPhone 4 customers have experienced.
The new 100Gbps fiber-optic link will open up international communications for 15 telecommunications companies and protect against severed cables or other problems.
The telco company will demonstrate how a phone can simultaneously communicate over three network conduits for higher data-transfer rates.