Telekom Srbija Deploys AlcaLu

Telekom Srbija selects Alcatel-Lucent’s optical and broadband access technology for network expansion

March 13, 2009

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BELGRADE, Serbia -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that it has signed a contract with Telekom Srbija, the main telecommunications operator in Serbia, to expand, extend and upgrade their existing network. This will enable the operator to expand its service offering for voice, data and broadband Internet services to more end-users, benefiting from enhanced aggregation and transport capabilities.

“We want to provide our business and residential customers a wide range of beneficial, easy-to-use broadband services,” said Saša Lekoviæ, Telekom Srbija CTO. “Alcatel-Lucent’s unique network expertise and the high technical competence of their local team will provide us with a cost-effective upgrade without service interruptions. This will enable us to offer our customers innovative services with the highest quality in just a few months.”

“Our 20 year successful relationship with Telekom Srbija (and PTT Srbija) enabled us to understand their developing network needs and to work together to provide the best solution in a short time frame,” said Arnaud Le Rouen, Alcatel-Lucent’s Country Senior Officer for Serbia. “Our collaboration has continuously evolved over time and we have reached a point where our customer care and quality make a difference.”

Under the agreement, Alcatel-Lucent will provide its packet optical transport solution for DSLAM traffic aggregation and Ethernet business services while the 1626 Light Manager dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) system will be used for long-haul transport. Additionally, Alcatel-Lucent will supply its DSL and Litespan /MSAN technology and the associated services of project management, software integration, integration services and technical support services.

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU)

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