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Lucent Unveils MiViewTV

PARIS -- Lucent Technologies (NYSE: LU) today unveiled MiViewTV™, an interactive multimedia delivery platform that enables service providers to offer personalized, next-generation IPTV services and new applications that can be delivered to subscribers anytime, on any device. MiViewTV is a comprehensive IPTV software suite that is tightly coupled with Lucent´s industry-leading IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) to deliver sophisticated "blended" services -- combining video, Web and telecom capabilities -- that can be customized to address the needs of specific markets and personalized to match the preferences of individual users.

MiViewTV can support a wide variety of entertainment programming - including on-demand content, broadcast TV, multi-party video gaming -- as well as interactive communications and information services such as IM/chat, interactive Web services, unified messaging and video conferencing. The platform includes core IPTV middleware, security and digital rights management, video/content on demand, service quality and operations support system (OSS/BSS) management, subscriber management, service orchestration, and content asset management and distribution as well as a unique "audience tracker" feature, all integrated into a seamless, end-to-end software package.

"With MiViewTV, Lucent is giving operators a powerful set of capabilities that they can use to truly differentiate themselves and move beyond basic broadcast TV to become a multimedia entertainment and information portal for their subscribers," said Rob Piconi, vice president and general manager, Broadband Solutions, Lucent Technologies. "A true carrier-class platform, MiViewTV scales to meet the needs of network operators of all sizes. The flexible architecture is particularly well suited for deploying IPTV in new markets where cost-effective solutions are critical. Its open, standards-based, modular design makes it easy and cost-effective for a variety of operators to enter the IPTV market, and also helps ensure that the system can be easily expanded to meet growing subscriber demand while being enhanced with new features to address shifting market requirements."

Lucent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: LU)

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