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In the news release, Alcatel-Lucent showcases a dozen new cloud-based service
concepts involving 26 ng Connect Program members at CES 2013, issued 
03-Jan-2013  by Alcatel-Lucent over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company
that the wrong version of the release was distributed and some of the hyperlinks
were incorrect. The complete, corrected release follows:

Alcatel-Lucent showcases 12 new cloud-based ng Connect service concepts at CES

Sprint joins more than 190 member companies as first North American service
provider in ng Connect Program

PARIS,  Jan. 3, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent  (Euronext Paris and NYSE:
ALU) will be demonstrating 12 new cloud-based service concepts created by its 
ng Connect Program  at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show, South Hall Booth
31412, showcasing new ideas aimed at stimulating application innovation as
consumers seek ever more exciting experiences from connected devices like
smartphones and tablets.   

The ng Connect Program - founded by Alcatel-Lucent - is a multi-industry
'ecosystem' dedicated to the creation of the next-generation user experience for
connected consumers. The program is comprised of more than 190 member companies,
of either Contributing or Associate membership levels, and including leading
network, application and content providers and consumer electronics
manufacturers. Among the most recent members to join the ng Connect ecosystem is
Sprint, the first  North America  service provider to become part of the

Service concepts demonstrated  at CES 2013 include:

* Interactive digital signage platforms featuring cloud-based services for
public venues and retailers.  
* Cloud-connected tables serving advertising, entertainment, and media in
transitional waiting spaces such as airports and train stations.  
* Energy management applications to enable utilities to offer customers a
customized service that monitors and adjusts high-consumption home appliances
without losing comfort or convenience.  
* Connected service vehicle featuring a Ford Transit van equipped with broadband
technologies and cloud-based applications connecting mobile workers.  
* Connected health and wellness cloud-based services that bridge the gap between
consumer personalized health and wellness programs and professional, secure
telehealth services.  
* Cloud-based learning platforms that empower teachers, while engaging students
in a 21st  century learning environment, as well as enterprise learning.  
* Communications Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) that make application
development easy and quickly without having to delve into the underlying IMS
* An open standards-based public safety service concept that leverages
commercial offerings for enhanced capabilities, such as vehicle tracking and
surveillance, and significantly lower costs.

Alcatel-Lucent products featured in the demos include:   CloudBand,Digital Media
Store, Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON),  IMS,  4G LTE,  New Conversation
APIs, and Velocix.

New members of ng Connect
New members to the ng Connect program represent a wide range of industries and
business, including a major North American service provider, a utility and a
host of applications developers, including:

* Sprint-www.sprint.com
* Apptricity -  http://www.apptricity.com
* Eclipse Identity Recognition Corporation -  www.eclipseir.com
* Electric Power Board of  Chattanooga  (EPB) -  www.epb.net
* NewAer -  http://www.newaer.com
* Scarlet Strategic -  www.scarletstrategic.com      
* Teldat -  www.teldat.com
* ThingMagic, a division of Trimble  --  www.thingmagic.com
* Vitalae Corporate Services -  www.vitalaecs.com


Commenting on ng Connect overall:

Jason Collins, VP, Emerging Technology & Innovation for Alcatel-Lucent, said:
"The next generation ecosystem goes beyond traditional players - it also
includes innovators in media, entertainment, consumer electronics and other
sectors. The ng Connect Program brings together all these kinds of companies to
overcome the technical and business barriers preventing service providers from
mass deployment of the services their customers want."

Commenting on Sprint joining the ecosystem:  

Von McConnell, Director, Innovation and Advanced Labs, Sprint said: "Sprint has
demonstrated a strong commitment to collaboration with start-ups, venture
capitalists, trade organizations and wireless business partners to drive
innovation.  In 2012, we  announced  theSprint Technology Development & Strategy
team that is dedicated to seeking out and directly engaging start-ups and
innovators working on emerging products, services and technology from around the
globe. We see our involvement with the ng Connect program as another way to
collaborate with start-ups to help them to not only develop, but also extend the
reach of their products."

Additional information  on Alcatel-Lucent  2013 CES Virtual Press Page.  


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.  

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