Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs to Announce Major Eco-Related Initiative for the ICT Industry at Press Conference in London on Monday, January 11

January 5, 2010

PARIS, January 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Bell Labs, the research arm of
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext and NYSE: ALU), will hold a press conference in
London on January 11, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. GMT (3:30 p.m. CET/9:30 a.m. ET) to
announce the launch of an initiative that could fundamentally transform
communications and data networks, including the Internet, and significantly
reduce the carbon footprint of the information and communications technology
industry (ICT).

The press conference, to be held at Altitude 360, MillbankTower 21-24
Millbank in central London, will be hosted by Ben Verwaayen, CEO,
Alcatel-Lucent and Dr. Jeong Kim, President, Bell Labs, and will include
special guests from academia and industry.

Due to limited space, RSVPs are required. For media, industry, or
financial analysts who will attend the press conference, please submit your
credentials by Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010 to: press@alcatel-lucent.com.

WEBCAST URL: Those who cannot attend in person can remotely access the
press conference, as a video webcast, through the following link:

Remote attendees can ask questions during the Q&A session following the
presentation via the online webcast interface or by telephone via the below

    UK: +44(0)203-003-2666
    US: +1-212-999-6659
    FR: +33(0)3-1001-0001

Please ask for the “Alcatel-Lucent” teleconference and state your name.
We advise you to dial in 15 minutes before the start of the conference call.

If journalists would like to ask questions following the event please
contact paul.ross@alcatel-lucent.com or kurt.steinert@alcatel-lucent.com -
referencing the press conference. The press conference will be available for
digital replay following the live session using the same Web URL.

About Alcatel-Lucent

Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) is the trusted partner of
service providers, enterprises and governments worldwide, providing solutions
to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users. A
leader in fixed, mobile and converged broadband networking, IP technologies,
applications and services, Alcatel-Lucent leverages the unrivalled technical
and scientific expertise of Bell Labs, one of the largest innovation
powerhouses in the communications industry. With operations in more than 130
countries and the most experienced global services organization in the
industry, Alcatel-Lucent is a local partner with a global reach.
Alcatel-Lucent achieved revenues of Euro 16.98 billion in 2008 and is
incorporated in France, with executive offices located in Paris. For more
information, visit Alcatel-Lucent on the Internet:

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