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Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs to announce major eco-related initiative for the ICT industry at press conference in London on Monday, January 11


Paris — Bell Labs, the research arm of Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext and NYSE: ALU), will hold a press conference in London on January 11, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. GMT (3:30 p.m. CET/9:30 a.m. ET) to announce the launch of an initiative that could fundamentally transform communications and data networks, including the Internet, and significantly reduce the carbon footprint of the information and communications technology industry (ICT).

The press conference, to be held at Altitude 360, MillbankTower 21-24 Millbank in central London, will be hosted by Ben Verwaayen, CEO, Alcatel-Lucent and Dr. Jeong Kim, President, Bell Labs, and will include special guests from academia and industry.

Due to limited space, RSVPs are required. For media, industry, or financial analysts who will attend the press conference, please submit your credentials by Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010 to:

WEBCAST URL:Those who cannot attend in person can remotely access the press conference, as a video webcast, through the following link:

Remote attendees can ask questions during the Q&A session following the presentation via the online webcast interface or by telephone via the below numbers:

UK: +44 (0)203 003 2666
US: +1 212 999 6659
FR: +33 (0)3 1001 0001

Please ask for the “Alcatel-Lucent” teleconference and state your name. We advise you to dial in 15 minutes before the start of the conference call.

If journalists would like to ask questions following the event please contact or - referencing the press conference. The press conference will be available for digital replay following the live session using the same Web URL.

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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