Question: When Did Avaya Spin Off From Lucent?


When did Lucent spin off from AT&T?

Sept. 30, 1996

When did Lucent become Avaya?

The Beginning of Avaya

In 1995, the first signs of the company came to life as part of Lucent Technologies.

When did Lucent merger with Alcatel?

April 2, 2006

What did Lucent become?

Lucent has roots reaching back to 1876, when inventors raced to build the first telephone. It started as American Bell, combined forces with Western Electric, and then finally became American Telephone & Telegraph (AT&T). In 1996, AT&T split into three separate companies: AT&T, NCR, and Lucent.