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LTE Multicast: The Future of Mobile Content Delivery; Technology demonstration taking place at Verizon Power House in New Yorkduring Super Bowl week

January 30, 2014



Verizon Wireless has announced that it is showcasing LTE Multicasttechnology during Super Bowl week as part of Verizon's Power House in New York City'sBryant Park. LTE Multicast is a newopportunity for content owners to develop a customized viewing experience for amass audience. Based on evolved Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service(eMBMS) standards, LTE Multicast efficiently uses spectrum resources as itsdesign allows the same copy of content to be sent to multiple users instead ofsending multiple copies of the same content to multiple users.

As a key network partner with Verizon Wireless, Alcatel-Lucent hassupplied the underlying 4G LTE network equipment for the demonstration.

Details can be found in Verizon Wireless' announcement .

ABOUT ALCATEL-LUCENT (EURONEXT PARIS AND NYSE: ALU)

Alcatel-Lucent is at the forefront of global communications, providingproducts and innovations in IP and cloud networking, as well as ultra-broadbandfixed and wireless access to service providers and their customers, enterprisesand institutions throughout the world.

Underpinning Alcatel-Lucent in driving the industrial transformation fromvoice telephony to high-speed digital delivery of data, video and informationis Bell Labs, an integral part of Alcatel-Lucent and one of the world'sforemost technology research institutes, responsible for countlessbreakthroughs that have shaped the networking and communications industry.Alcatel-Lucent innovations have resulted in the company being recognized byThomson Reuters as a Top 100 Global Innovator, as well as being named by MITTechnology Review as amongst 2012's Top 50 "World's Most Innovative Companies".Alcatel-Lucent has also been recognized for innovation in sustainability, beingnamed Industry Group Leader for Technology Hardware & Equipment sector inthe 2013 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices review for making globalcommunications more sustainable, affordable and accessible, all in pursuit ofthe company's mission to realize the potential of a connected world.

With revenues of Euro 14.4 billion in 2012, Alcatel-Lucent is listed on theParis and New York stock exchanges (Euronext and NYSE: ALU). The company isincorporated in France and headquartered in Paris.

For more information, visit Alcatel-Lucent on: http://www.alcatel-lucent.com , read the latest posts on theAlcatel-Lucent blog http://www.alcatel-lucent.com/blog and follow the Companyon Twitter: http://twitter.com/Alcatel_Lucent .

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