Cellatel is the exclusive supplier of Alcatel handsets and accessories to the U.S. & Canada and is also the exclusive service center in the U.S. for Alcatel handsets.
T&A Mobile Phones Limited ("T&A") was established in August 2004 by TCL Communication and Alcatel. In mobile communications, since 2000 Alcatel has grown its GSM/GPRS/EDGE market share by nearly one third, so that by 2003 Alcatel claimed 12% of this worldwide market. Alcatel is the No 1 choice of GSM Greenfield operators, with 25% market share. Through its alliance with Fujitsu, a world-leader UMTS mobile radio and core network solutions, and their ongoing partnering with DoCoMo engineering, Alcatel is uniquely positioned in the roll-out of 3G.
Alcatel is the worldwide leader in telecommunications network equipment, applications and services and sold handsets in approximately 50 countries including Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa. With more than 10 years of experience in operator validation and customization requirements, they have homologated more than 150 handset models in operators worldwide. Alcatel owns the largest GSM engineering design house in China with more than 650 engineers. Alcatel also has close relationships with many major telecommunications operators such as Orange, Vodafone, Telefonica, American Movil and TIM. Alcatel currently sells approximately 22 million handsets a year to operators in just Europe & South America and will soon be launching in North America.