Lucent Technologies, Inc., was an American multinational telecommunications equipment company headquartered in Murray Hill, New Jersey, in the United States. It was established on September 30, 1996, through the divestiture of the former AT&T Technologies business unit of AT&T Corporation, which included Western Electric and Bell Labs.[1]

Lucent Technologies, Inc.
IndustryTelecommunications equipment
PredecessorWestern Electric
Bell Labs
AT&T Technologies
FoundedSeptember 30, 1996; 24 years ago (1996-09-30)
Defunct2006; 15 years ago (2006)
FateMerged with Alcatel SA
Revenue US$9.44 billion (2005)
Number of employees
30,500 (2006)

Lucent was merged with Alcatel SA of France on December 1, 2006, forming Alcatel-Lucent.[2] Alcatel-Lucent was absorbed by Nokia in January 2016.