Has been selected by CMC Telecom Infrastructure Corp. to deliver the first GPON solution in Vietnam

December 22, 2009

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PARIS -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) has been selected by Vietnam’s CMC Telecom Infrastructure Corporation (CMC TI) to deliver its gigabit passive optical network (GPON) solution. CMC TI’s GPON project, the country’s first, will enable the delivery of advanced triple play services - including high-speed Internet, ICT services and interactive, high-definition television/video - to new residential developments and SMEs.

“CMC TI is determined to roll out high-speed broadband services in Vietnam, to propel both residential users and businesses into the digital age. GPON is the ideal technology to efficiently deliver bundled data, video and voice to focused potential users. We selected Alcatel-Lucent’s GPON solution as it provides the required scalability, quality-of-service and operational efficiency,” said Nguyen Duc Thanh, CMC TI CEO.

“Alcatel-Lucent has been active in Vietnam for more than 20 years, and has played a key role in supporting the development of the country’s telecoms infrastructure. This first GPON project in Vietnam is another example of that,” said Olivier Lauras, in charge of Alcatel-Lucent’s activities in Vietnam. “By means of our award-winning GPON solution, CMC TI will be able to address the country’s constantly increasing need for bandwidth and related availability of triple play services.”

Alcatel-Lucent will deploy its 7342 Intelligent Services Access Manager Fiber-to-the-User (ISAM FTTU), the company’s flagship GPON solution for the delivery of ultra-high-speed services to residential and business users. The GPON platform will be complemented by the Alcatel-Lucent 5520 Access Management System (AMS) – Alcatel-Lucent’s next-generation element management system that covers the entire ISAM product portfolio, encompassing DSL as well as fiber-based access.Alcatel-Lucent’s solution also includes professional services in the areas of project management, network analysis, software integration, technical support and integration of third-party equipment and solutions.

Alcatel-Lucent is currently involved in more than 95 FTTH projects around the world – 80 of which are based on GPON technology.

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU)

CMC Telecom Infrastructure Corp.

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