Alcatel-Lucent reportedly gets 16.6% of China Telecom 4G order

Marbridge Consulting reports Alcatel (ALU -0.1%) was the only Western telecom equipment provider to receive a large share of a China Telecom (CHA +0.2%) 4G equipment tender.

Local equipment giants ZTE (ZTCOY.PK) and Huawei are received 32% and 28.9% of the order, respectively. Alcatel came in at #3 with 16.6%, and was followed by China's New Postcom (6.4%) and Datang (5.7%). Ericsson, Nokia, and Fiberhome (another local firm) received less than 5% of the order between them.

Alcatel also received a double-digit share of a recent China Mobile tender for 207K 4G base stations. Ericsson and Nokia fared notably better that time around.

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  • JoseV
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    Contrary to many critics, ALU is the name of the game, in the Communications Equipment industry today.
    9 Oct 2013, 10:02 AM Reply Like
  • Sam Johnston1
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    Jose, totally agree.....ALU is going to have nice revenue increase next earnings. The writing is on the wall.
    9 Oct 2013, 11:30 AM Reply Like
  • byobnet
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    And if only the French Government could mange to stay out of the way....
    9 Oct 2013, 04:25 PM Reply Like
  • JoseV
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    The French govt is too smart to endanger ALU turnaround they are simply making "much ado about nothing" for political reasons!
    10 Oct 2013, 09:59 AM Reply Like
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