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[January 29, 2013]

LightSpeed Technologies Named Alcatel-Lucent’s #1 NorthAmerica Strategic Industries Business Partner of 2012

PRESS RELEASE CONTACT: Joe Caruso LightSpeed Technologies, Inc.

732.842.7355 joecaruso@lightspeedt.com LightSpeed Technologies Named Alcatel-Lucent’s #1 North America Strategic Industries Business Partner of 2012 Farmingdale, NJ, January 29, 2013 – LightSpeed Technologies, a full service systems integrator in end-to-end network integration services and support, has been named Alcatel-Lucent’s (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) #1 Business Partner of 2012. LightSpeed achieved the award for providing customers with outstanding customer service and technical assistance in support of Alcatel-Lucent’s product and services.

As an Alcatel-Lucent Tier 1 Business Partner, LightSpeed is able to combine its renowned hands-on experience, technical assistance and acclaimed customer service with Alcatel-Lucent’s next-generation telecom products and services. Alcatel-Lucent provides LightSpeed with direct access to its full product line, including Optical and Data networking, Ethernet, SONET/SDH, IP/MPLS, Microwave Radio, and Smart Grid Solutions.

“I want to personally thank LightSpeed Technologies for a tremendous year of business,” says Edwin Graves, AVP of Alliances and Strategic Partners for Alcatel-Lucent. “Their flexibility, commitment and willingness to collaborate with us in creative ways has provided many satisfied customers for both Alcatel-Lucent and LightSpeed. I look forward to continuing our relationship with LightSpeed, and further growing the business in the coming year.” “Our partnership with Alcatel-Lucent mutually benefits not only both organizations, but most importantly our valued customers,” says John Brannon, President & CEO of LightSpeed Technologies. “Through this relationship, LightSpeed is able to provide clients with the best of both worlds - access to a broad range of Alcatel-Lucent’s products and services coupled with LightSpeed’s proven track record of providing unsurpassed systems engineering and design, product installation and system turn-up, and on-going maintenance support.” In addition to gaining access to one of the most powerful portfolios in the telecom industry, LightSpeed’s partnership with Alcatel-Lucent also provides the organization with product and solutions training, as well as the Alcatel-Lucent Marketing Program, which offers co-branding opportunities through marketing materials, messaging and assistance in order to further amplify existing marketing efforts.

To learn more about LightSpeed Technologies, Inc., visit www.lightspeedt.com.

# # # About Lightspeed Technologies, Inc.

Founded in 2001, LightSpeed and its team have a track record of accomplishment that spans the 25-year history of fiber-optic innovation. The company is dedicated to continuous improvement that utilizes the latest technological innovation, providing next-gen products that increase efficiency and help their customers’ bottom lines. Our commitment to excellence shows in the quality of products and services that we provide, and by the way we run our business. To learn more about LightSpeed Technologies, Inc., visit www.lightspeedt.com.

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.

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