PARIS, July 9 -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext and NYSE: ALU) will hold a live web
press conference on Thursday July 16, 2009 to announce groundbreaking technology
which addresses the explosive growth in video traffic. Alcatel-Lucent will also
discuss its IP strategy and how it fits into the overall company direction.

The web conference will take place on July 16, 2009 8AM PST/ 11AM EST / 5PM CET
and will be hosted by Basil Alwan, President of Alcatel-Lucent’s IP
Division and head of Carrier Group Portfolio Strategy.

To access the session please use the following information: Dial- in numbers:
Toll free (from US): 800-988-9362 International: +1-312-470-7359 Participant
passcode: 8135800 WEBCAST URL:

Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions at the end of the

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

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

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:

SOURCE: Alcatel-Lucent

Alcatel-Lucent Press Contacts: Régine Coqueran-Gelin, Tel:
+33-(0)1-40-76-49-24,; Sarah Miller, Tel:
+1-613-784-45-63,; Alcatel-Lucent Investor
Relations: Rémi Thomas, Tel: +33-(0)1-40-76-50-61,; Tom Bevilacqua, Tel: +1-908-582-7998,; Tony Lucido, Tel: +33-(0)1-40-76-49-80,; Don Sweeney, Tel: +1-908-582-6153,