Lucent Wins TyCom Deal

One-year, $90 million agreement to supply optical network system for TyCom Global Network

July 9, 2001

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MURRAY HILL, N.J. -- Lucent Technologies (NYSE: LU- news) today announced a one-year, $90-millionagreement with TyCom Ltd. (NYSE: TCM - news) for optical networkingsystems and services, with potential upgrades of more than$50 million. The agreement includes deployment of the Lucent WaveStar®OLS 1.6T optical networking system in the TyCom GlobalNetwork (TGN).This is the first optical networking system agreement between TyCom andLucent for the TyCom Global Network and includesengineering and installation from Lucent Worldwide Services.Initially, Lucent will deliver the WaveStar® OLS 800G system that willbe incorporated in TGN's West Coast routes in the UnitedStates and in routes in Japan and southern Europe, extending to morethan 6,000 kilometers (3,728 miles). The system is expected tobe deployed by the third quarter of 2002 and will enable TyCom to offernew high-bandwidth capacity to its customers."Our goal is to provision high-quality, high-reliability broadbandcapacity to our customers, and the WaveStar systems will help makethis possible," said Robert Paski, TyCom's vice-president of networkengineering and operations. "This is another example of abest-in-class product that we're integrating into the TyCom GlobalNetwork to ensure the highest levels of service."Lucent Technologies Inc. TyCom Ltd.

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