There are a few reports out today that suggest again that Nokia Networks has been in talks with Alcatel Lucent with regards to a potential Merger.
Reuters says that those familiar with the rumours say the talks never really stopped over the last 5 years.
Nokia has some dough from the Microsoft buy out of D&S and this might help strengthen Nokia Networks’ position in the US.
Finnish analyst, Rautanen warns:
One should remember that mergers in this sector have a poor success history, they are very risky