PARIS, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext and NYSE: ALU) will hold a web press conference on Thursday, March 27th to announce groundbreaking new technology which will enhance the foundation for fixed and mobile network transformation to meet demand for advanced broadband services.

The web press conference will take place March 27 at 7am PST/10am EST/3pm CET (i) and will be hosted by Basil Alwan, President of Alcatel-Lucent's IP business.

To access the session please use the following information:

Participant Passcode: IP Strategy


PARTICIPANT TOLL FREE (from the US): 800-779-1694

PARTICIPANT TOLL (International): + 1-210-234-0000


If reporters would like to ask questions following the event please send them to - referencing the web press conference.

The press conference will be available for digital replay on the Alcatel-Lucent website at the following link:

(i) The US has moved to daylight savings time, while this has not yet taken place for CET.

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:

Alcatel-Lucent Press Contacts: Régine Coqueran, Tel: +33(0)1-40-76-49-24,; Mark Burnworth, Tel: +33(0)1-40-76-50-84,; Alcatel-Lucent Investor Relations, Rémi Thomas, Tel: +33(0)1-40-76-50-61,; John DeBono, Tel: +1-908-582-7793,; Tony Lucido, Tel: +33(0)1-40-76-49-80,; Don Sweeney, Tel: +1-908-582-6153,