Alcatel-Lucent France

Alcatel-Lucent France provides solutions that enable service providers, enterprises and governments worldwide, to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users. As a leader in fixed, mobile and converged broadband networking, IP technologies, applications, and services, Alcatel-Lucent offers end-to-end solutions that enable compelling communications services for people at home, at work and on the move. The company has the most experienced global services team in the industry, and one of the largest research, technology and innovation organizations in the telecommunications industry.

The Research & Innovation (R&I) activities concern on three primary domains: applications and services, networking, and optics and radio.

The French R&I centre which is now located in Nozay, near Paris is involved in the three above topics. The lab, which is active in "pôle de compétitivité" System@TIC Paris-Région, has notably been involved in European projects within ESPRIT, RACE, ACTS, IST frameworks and Eureka/ ITEA-CELTIC, as well as national cooperative research networks. The R&I mission is to prepare Alcatel-Lucent's future and to foster innovation by investigation of new technologies.

This mission is implemented by feasibility studies, incubation of new disruptive product and solutions concepts that will ensure the development of new profitable services for Alcatel-Lucent customers. R&I participates to research projects in global scientific and technology related research initiatives on a worldwide basis, in conjunction with academic, industrial and governmental research partners. It is also active in standardisation bodies and forums.

Role in the OneLab project:

Alcatel-Lucent France joined the OneLab project in its second phase (OneLab2). It contributes to the "Wireless" work package (OneLab2 WP6 Wireless).
It brings to the project:

  • expertise in wireless networks and especially in WiMAX networks;
  • equipment needed to provide a WiMAX test bed to the whole second phase of the OneLab project;
  • support for management of the WiMAX test bed, allowing participants to use this test bed in the most appropriate way, especially in term of repeatability of experiments, monitoring, and control of the equipments.

Key staff:

  • Laurent Thomas, Director of Wireless Research Programmes
  • Olivier Marcé, Reseacher
  • Yacine El Mghazli, Researcher

The OneLab video:

OneLab2 featured deliverable:

OneLab2 D7.4 Definition of virtual and federated publish-subscribe architecture

Expected date: August 2009Nature: R (Report)Dissemination level: PU (Public) Lead partner: BT Relevant workpackage: WP7 Content Deliverable description: Defines the architectural elements and interfaces required to perform publish-subscribe-type experiments on...