The Shift Plan in motion

The Shift Plan is an industrial, operational and financial plan to refocus Alcatel-Lucent as an IP Networking and Ultra-Broadband specialist, the technologies at the heart of next-generation networks, and to deliver innovation that shapes the future of the industry and ensure profitable growth.


Alcatel-Lucent provides products and innovations in IP and cloud networking, as well as ultra-broadband fixed and wireless access to service providers and their customers, enterprises and institutions throughout the world, keeping us at the forefront of global communications.

  • The Shift Plan to refocus Group innovation, with IP Networking and Ultra-Broadband Access representing 85% of R&D investment in 2015
  • The Shift Plan targets Euro 1 billion in fixed cost savings and asset sales of more than Euro 1 billion over 2013-2015
  • The Shift Plan targets Euro 2 billion in debt reprofiling over 2013-2015 and future debt reduction of Euro 2 billion.