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Alcatel-Lucent Reports Q3 2015 Results

Strong focus on execution enabling continued improvement in profitability

Double-digit growth in next generation technologies revenues

Key numbers for the third quarter 2015

* At constant rate

(1) Excluding Nokia transaction related costs

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Paris, October 29, 2015 - Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) delivered another quarter of continuing improvement in profitability, with gross and operating margins up, reflecting sustained strong focus on execution as the Group prepares to combine with Nokia. Access, notably, recorded its highest level of profitability in any quarter since the launch of the Shift Plan. Cumulative fixed cost savings amounted to Euro 872 million, representing more than 90% of the 2015 objective.

Commenting on the results, Philippe Camus, Chairman and CEO of Alcatel-Lucent, said: I am very pleased to report that our efforts to drive profitability and strengthen margins have continued to bear fruit in the third quarter, along with our strategy to refocus on next-generation technologies. We are also very satisfied with the progress being made on the proposed combination between Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent. As Nokia announced last week, the last major regulatory approvals have been secured allowing the proposed transaction to go ahead. The process is now moving into its final stages, and between the two companies, we are extremely confident of concluding it, as previously indicated, in the first quarter of next year - with a new and exciting global powerhouse in communications technology emerging as a result.

Highlights of Q3 2015

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CORE NETWORKING

Core Networking segment revenues were Euro 1,608 million in Q3 2015, an increase of 11% year-over-year at actual rates and 2% at constant rates. Adjusted operating income totalled Euro 151 million, or 9.4% of segment revenues in Q3 2015, up from Euro 123 million and 8.5% respectively in Q3 2014, essentially driven by improved profitability in IP Platforms. Core Networking segment operating cash flow was Euro 45 million in the quarter, an increase of Euro 83 million compared to Q3 2014.

IP Routing revenues were Euro 649 million in Q3 2015, an increase of 9% at actual rates and flat at constant rates, when compared to Q3 2014. The business witnessed contrasting trends, with continued strong performance in EMEA and CALA almost entirely offset by softness in other geographies, notably in Japan. Revenues from non-telco customers grew at a double-digit pace year-over-year, at constant exchange rates, and now represented more than 15% of total IP Routing sales.

IP Transport revenues were Euro 556 million in Q3 2015, up 6% at actual rates and 1% at constant rates, compared to the year-ago quarter. Terrestrial optics revenues were adversely impacted by project timing during the quarter but otherwise witnessed solid business momentum as indicated by an end-of-quarter book-to-bill significantly above 1.0x. Non-telcos revenues grew very strongly year-over-year and now represent more than 20% of Terrestrial optics revenues. ASN witnessed year-over-year growth, but sales were tempered by delays in contractual implementation of awards.

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IP Platforms revenues were Euro 403 million in Q3 2015, a year-on-year increase of 25% at actual rates and 11% at constant rates. Revenue growth in IP Platforms was driven by continued strength in IMS for VoLTE, notably in North America, where sales almost doubled year-over-year, in addition to our Customer Experience and SDM businesses. Growth was partially offset by declines in Policy and Charging as well as the tail-end of the phase-out of legacy businesses.

ACCESS

Access segment revenues were Euro 1,811 million in Q3 2015, flat year-over-year at actual rates and a decrease of 11% at constant rates. In Q3 2015, segment operating income was Euro 83 million, the single largest operating income recorded in any quarter since the launch of the Shift Plan. This reflects material improvement in Wireless profitability in addition to continued strong contribution from Fixed Access. Segment operating cash flow was Euro 41 million in the quarter, Euro 77 million better than Q3 2014.

Wireless Access revenues were Euro 1,184 million, a year-on-year increase of 1% at actual rates and a decrease of 13% at constant rates. Within Wireless, China registered strong year-over-year and sequential revenue growth, benefitting from continued LTE deployments and volume catch-up from the prior quarter.

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