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Alcatel-Lucent To Play Core Role In IP Networks Transformation Of Telefonica In Argentina And The Czech Republic

Federico Guillen, President Alcatel-Lucent Spain and Global Account Manager for Telefonica said: "We are gratified that Telefonica has turned to Alcatel-Lucent to play such an important role in the transformation of their IP networks around the world. With the introduction of the 7950 XRS core router, our IP portfolio offers truly best-in-class capabilities across the board, and we look forward to the opportunity to take Telefonica's IP network to the next level." 

Alcatel-Lucent's technology solution for Telefonica

For the deployment Alcatel-Lucent is supplying Telefonica with its new 7950 XRS family - based on the 400G FP3 chipset – which brings a huge boost in capacity, efficiency and flexibility to the heart of IP networks, while slashing power consumption and total cost of ownership. Representing a new generation of IP core routers, the 7950 XRS is based on a compact, highly efficient system design that is built with the future in mind. The 7950 XRS family supports five times the density of today's core routers and, using the latest techniques in silicon and system design, slashes power consumption by 66 percent compared to typical core routers.

Telefonica also will benefit from a common operating system (SR OS) across the Alcatel-Lucent router portfolio - a highly available, feature-rich and field-proven software infrastructure that is trusted by more than 450 service providers worldwide. The solution also features a common network management system – the 5620 Service Aware Manager (SAM) – offering seamless support across the 7950 XRS family and the Service Router portfolio.

About Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU)

The long-trusted partner of service providers, enterprises and governments around the world, Alcatel-Lucent is a leading innovator in the field of networking and communications technology, products and services. The company is home to Bell Labs, one of the world's foremost research centers, responsible for breakthroughs that have shaped the networking and communications industry. Alcatel-Lucent was named one of MIT Technology Review's 2012 Top 50 list of the "World's Most Innovative Companies" for breakthroughs such as lightRadio™, which cuts power consumption and operating costs on wireless networks while delivering lightning fast Internet access. Through such innovations, Alcatel-Lucent is making communications more sustainable, more affordable and more accessible as we pursue our mission - Realizing the Potential of a Connected World.

With operations in more than 130 countries and one of the most experienced global services organizations in the industry, Alcatel-Lucent is a local partner with global reach. The Company achieved revenues of Euro 15.3 billion in 2011 and is incorporated in France and headquartered in Paris.

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

SOURCE Alcatel-Lucent

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