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Alcatel-Lucent organizes its first telecommunications workshop in Egypt for media professionals

Paris, June 10, 2008 — Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that it is organizing a customized workshop for media professionals in Egypt in order to enhance their understanding of the “how and why” of voice and data communications systems, networks and terminology and the impact of these technologies on business decisions and opportunities.

The workshop will be held under the umbrella of Alcatel-Lucent University in Egypt, the company premier organization for continuous learning and professional development. Alcatel-Lucent University in Egypt was inaugurated in June 2007 by H.E. Dr. Tarek Kamel, Minister of Communication and Information Technology and Vincenzo Nesci, President Middle East and Africa activities for Alcatel-Lucent. The Cairo branch is the 20th certified training centre within Alcatel-Lucent’s global education network and the first Alcatel-Lucent certified university in the Middle East and Africa.

The workshop which is called “Introduction to Telecommunications Concepts” will enable journalists to more fully understand the communications industry structure, how it is changing, and how it affects competition, pricing and new services. Journalists who attend the course are provided with an overview on the basics of voice and data communications technology; targeting important terms and concepts in networking and networking architectures as well as the major components of a typical network.

“Alcatel-Lucent has been in Egypt since 1981, and we are a company that strongly fosters training and education for both our employees and customers which is why we launched the Alcatel-Lucent University in Egypt in 2007” Said Vincenzo Nesci, President of Alcatel-Lucent’s activities in the Middle East and Africa. “This is the first time we are providing training for media professionals in the Middle East, and I am very proud that we will be able contribute to the enhancement of the Egyptian journalists’ knowledge in telecommunications and promote quality journalism in Egypt.” He added.

Alcatel-Lucent University’s global network of 21 training centres is strategically located near its major customers and employee concentrations. Each university is individually accredited as part of a detailed peer review to ensure a consistent, high-quality training experience.

About Alcatel-Lucent
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) provides solutions that enable service providers, enterprise and governments worldwide, to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users. As a leader in fixed, mobile and converged broadband networking, IP technologies, applications and services, Alcatel-Lucent offers the end-to-end solutions that enable compelling communications services for people at home, at work and on the move. With operations in more than 130 countries, Alcatel-Lucent is a local partner with global reach. The company has the most experienced global services team in the industry, and one of the largest research, technology and innovation organizations in the telecommunications industry. Alcatel-Lucent achieved revenues of Euro 17.8 billion in 2007 and is incorporated in France, with executive offices located in Paris. For more information, visit Alcatel-Lucent on the Internet:

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