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Telstraclear Deploys Juniper Networks Routers for New Nationwide VPN Services Delivery

Ericsson Supplies ERX and M-series Routers That Combine To Provide Secure and Reliable IP Infrastructure

Sunnyvale, CA - August 6, 2002 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: JNPR), a leading provider of trusted infrastructures for the New Public Network, today announced that TelstraClear, New Zealand's second-largest full service communications company, is deploying additional Juniper Networks ERX Edge and M-series Routers as part of the expansion of its Private IP broadband and metro networks. With the Juniper Networks routers, TelstraClear is expanding its high-speed service coverage to several New Zealand centers. Juniper Networks worldwide distribution partner, Ericsson, is the prime integrator for this IP infrastructure solution.

TelstraClear's extensive customer base includes New Zealand's largest postal and financial institutions. The Private IP service seamlessly connects company data networks. TelstraClear selected the ERX router for this application because of its full support of the Martini draft standards for transparent Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs) over Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS). In addition, TelstraClear is also leveraging the ERX virtual router functionality to provide wholesale access and Internet peering functions.

"By widening the reach of Private IP, even more businesses will have access to a service which moves data, voice and multimedia over an affordable ultra-high speed network," says Thana Velummylum, chief of Customer Operations at TelstraClear. "While it takes a range of sophisticated systems to provide Private IP, it's delightfully simple for customers - just plug in and go."

"TelstraClear has again chosen Ericsson/Juniper Networks to expand its broadband and metro networks, giving it the ability to deliver revenue generating services to its customers. We are confident that these new services will be successful and are fully dedicated to supporting TelstraClear's continued growth and development," said Adam Judd, vice president, Asia Pacific, Juniper Networks.

About TelstraClear Limited

TelstraClear Ltd is New Zealand's second largest full service communications company, providing innovative market leading products, services and customer focus to the business, government, wholesale and residential sectors. TelstraClear Ltd serves over 300,000 business and residential customers in every central business district and over 30 regional centres. This represents more than 11% of the New Zealand market through a full voice, data, Internet Protocol and cable TV product range. Created from the merger of TelstraSaturn Ltd and CLEAR Communications Ltd in December 2001, TelstraClear Ltd provides a real choice in the New Zealand communications market, and seamless services to trans-Tasman customers. For more information, please visit us at www.TelstraClear.co.nz.

About Juniper Networks, Inc.

Juniper Networks leads the industry in turning network innovation into the reliable delivery of core, edge, mobile and cable Internet services at scale for the New Public Network. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Juniper Networks offers additional information on its product and service offerings at www.juniper.net.

Juniper Networks is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and in other countries as a trademark of Juniper Networks, Inc. ERX and M-series are trademarks of Juniper Networks, Inc. All other trademarks, service marks, registered trademarks, or registered service marks are the property of their respective owners.