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Alcatel-Lucent awarded Wireline Telecom Equipment Vendor of the year in Indonesia by Frost & Sullivan


Jakarta – Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that it has been awarded the Wireline Telecom Equipment Vendor of the Year in Indonesia at this year’s Frost & Sullivan Indonesia Telecoms Awards.

The award recognises Alcatel-Lucent’s exemplary innovation, growth and performance in Indonesia’s optics, wireless transmission, IP and access infrastructure markets. Nominees were judged based upon a set of stringent criteria including revenue and revenue growth, portfolio diversity, innovation, major wins and key achievements in financial year 2008.

“One area of primary investments for carriers is in the transformation to next generation networks enabling a carrier to introduce new advanced services to consumers and enterprises. Alcatel-Lucent has been gaining a lot of traction in this space with key wins with the major fixed-line players in the Indonesian market,” said Jeff Teh, Senior Industry Analyst, Asia Pacific ICT Practice, Frost & Sullivan. “Some of these wins are also significant as it represents certain firsts in the world including an end-to-end IP mobile backhaul network implementation as well as deploying a high capacity, fully tuneable ROADM backbone. These implementations demonstrate the innovative capacity of Alcatel-Lucent’s end-to-end IP networking solutions.”

Frederic Chapelard, head of Alcatel-Lucent’ activities in Indonesia, said: “The award recognizes the strength and breadth of our wireline portfolio and also demonstrates our customers’ trust in our innovation capacity, be it in optics, transmission, IP or access.”

Building on its High Leverage Network and Applications Enablement strategies and through the delivery of end-to-end solutions, Alcatel-Lucent is focusing on minimizing the cost-per-bit of its customers transport network while optimizing resilience and enabling new revenue streams. Alcatel-Lucent has brought to Indonesia the first tunable optics and next generation mobile backhaul system including Carrier Ethernet, IP/MPLS, Gigabit Passive Optical Networks (GPON) and packet microwave. Furthermore, Alcatel-Lucent extended its service router footprint in three of the leading telecom operators in Indonesia this year.

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About Alcatel-Lucent
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) is the trusted partner of service providers, enterprises and governments worldwide, providing solutions to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users. A leader in fixed, mobile and converged broadband networking, IP technologies, applications and services, Alcatel-Lucent leverages the unrivalled technical and scientific expertise of Bell Labs, one of the largest innovation powerhouses in the communications industry. With operations in more than 130 countries and the most experienced global services organization in the industry, Alcatel-Lucent is a local partner with a global reach. Alcatel-Lucent achieved revenues of Euro 16.98 billion in 2008 and is incorporated in France, with executive offices located in Paris. For more information, visit Alcatel-Lucent on the Internet:


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