AlcaLu Hits 200M DSL Lines

Alcatel-Lucent achieves unique industry milestone of 200 million DSL lines shipped

March 5, 2010

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PARIS -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that Telefónica is receiving the 200 millionth digital subscriber line (DSL) shipped by Alcatel-Lucent – a unique and important milestone for the DSL industry, demonstrating the company’s ongoing leadership in this space.

“DSL has been the engine behind the broadband/Internet revolution, and is connecting approximately 2/3 of today’s broadband users around the world,” said Dave Geary, President of Alcatel-Lucent’s wireline networks activities. “Alcatel-Lucent is extremely proud to be the only vendor to have passed this important milestone. And this is not the end point: we are committed to keep on innovating in those technologies that drive our customers’ future growth and profitability. VDSL2, GPON, developing the next generation of DSL/fiber flavors and increasing the application enablement capabilities of the access network are a focal point of our activities.”

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU)

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