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Lucent upgraded Mexican service provider MCM Telecom's MPLS backbone network in Mexico City with Juniper's M-series Multiservice Edge routers

November 3, 2005

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MURRAY HILL, N.J., and SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Lucent Technologies (NYSE: LU) and Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR) today announced that Lucent has upgraded Mexican service provider MCM Telecom's Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) backbone network in Mexico City with Juniper Networks M-series Multiservice Edge routers, enhancing the security and maximizing the performance of the network.

MCM Telecom owns and operates Mexico's largest metropolitan fiber optic networks in Mexico City, Monterrey, and Guadalajara and offers a complete range of voice and data services to businesses. Services include IP-based voice solutions, business-focused high capacity data services, and point-to-point and point-to-multipoint optical network transport.

"As a premier provider of telecommunications services to businesses in Mexico, our customers expect that our services will operate securely and reliably," said Mark Hilton, Chief Operating Officer, MCM Telecom. "We were seeking a solution that would expand and enhance our advanced service offerings while meeting and exceeding the level of reliability and security our customers demand, and the solution supplied by Lucent and Juniper has addressed this need perfectly."

Juniper Networks M-series routers support MCM's complete range of services-including enterprise voice over IP (VoIP), virtual private networks and data hosting services-with industry leading levels of performance and reliability. Using unique J-Protect filtering capabilities, the M-series also protects the network from distributed denial-of-service attacks and other security threats.

Lucent Technologies Inc.

Juniper Networks Inc.

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