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Shanghai Telecom Selects Juniper Networks to Expand Broadband Service Offerings

ERX Edge Routers Selected for Second Stage of Expansion Project

Sunnyvale, CA - Aug. 19, 2002 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: JNPR), a leading provider of trusted infrastructures for the New Public Network, and Shanghai Telecom, the telecommunication subsidiary of China Telecom in Shanghai province, today announced the deployment of Juniper Networks ERX Edge Routers for the second stage of a major expansion of Shanghai Telecom's broadband network. Shanghai Telecom selected the ERX for its comprehensive subscriber management or Broadband Remote Access Server (BRAS) capabilities, wire-speed performance and ability to enhance standard broadband connectivity offerings with innovative IP services.

This deployment will underpin enhancements to both the quality and the range of Shanghai Telecom's broadband services. The ERX routers will be installed in the eight major points of presence throughout the city of Shanghai, providing reliable and innovative access services for the growing installed base of broadband users. The ERX router, a unique, integrated solution that combines subscriber management capabilities with carrier-class edge routing, delivers the industry's highest concentration of reliable, dedicated routing connections. Built on an IP routing infrastructure that includes IP Quality of Service, this ERX router deployment enables next-generation services required by Shanghai Telecom customers, while scaling for future growth and maintaining legacy services.

"Scalability, reliability and performance are absolutely essential for the expansion of our broadband network, and after extensive testing and analysis, the Juniper Networks ERX Edge Router exceeded all our criteria for a next-generation broadband product," said Mr. Guo Jian Hua, executive director, Shanghai Telecom. "With the ERX router we can offer a wider variety of broadband services to our growing customer base."

"As Shanghai Telecom is one of the leading divisions of China Telecom, this is further validation of our success in the Chinese market," said Adam Judd, vice president, Asia Pacific, Juniper Networks. "The ERX technology places Shanghai Telecom in a better position to capitalize on the increasing Internet demand forecast for China, and we are fully committed to supporting Shanghai in its development plans for the infrastructure of the Chinese telecommunications industry."

About Shanghai Telecom

Shanghai Telecom, a wholly owned subsidiary established as a business entity by China Telecom in Shanghai Province, takes the advantage of the "China Telecom" brand identity in its services. Shanghai Telecom is specializing in: domestic and international wireline telecommunication networks and plants (including wireless local loop); voice, data, video and multimedia communication and information services over telecom networks and other associated Telecom services.

About China Telecom

China Telecom is the country's largest telecommunications operator with businesses covering fixed lines and various value-added Internet services. China Telecom added 35 million fixed line subscribers during 2001 alone, about 50 percent of the world's subscriber growth for the year, and increased its total subscriber base to 179 million, 99 percent of China's total. China Telecom's national Internet network, CHINANET, serves some 32 million Internet users, approximately 80 percent of the national total.

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 is a trademark of Juniper Networks, Inc. All other trademarks, service marks, registered trademarks, or registered service marks are the property of their respective owners.