Deal for 1.26 million lines is believed to be the world's largest order of ADSL lines by one telecom operator

March 15, 2001

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PARIS -- Alcatel, (Paris: CGEP.PA, NYSE: ALA), the worldleader in broadband access solutions, has been awarded by Taiwan's ChunghwaTelecom a tender to supply 1.26 million Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Lines(ADSL) to cover all major cities in Taiwan. It is believed to be theworld's largest order of ADSL lines by one telecom operator.

Andrew Young, Country Senior Officer of Alcatel Taiwan, said, "We are proudof winning this important tender, particularly under the extremely stiffcompetition. Chunghwa Telecom demands a very high standard of performanceof our DSL solutions and once again Alcatel has proven its unmatchedworldwide experience and unrivalled product quality.”

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