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Jordan Telecom Upgrades IP Network with Juniper Networks Routing Platforms

E- and M-series Routers Secure and Assure Nationwide IP Backbone Network

SUNNYVALE, CA., April 5th, 2006 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR) today announced that Jordan Telecom, the leading Jordanian telecommunications provider, is deploying Juniper Networks E- and M-series routing platforms to form the core of its national IP network as the first phase of a major network upgrade.

Jordan Telecom will extend and scale IP connectivity to provide a diverse range of services including voice, video and data services to its customers throughout Jordan. The network also serves as an IP backbone for the entire country of Jordan, to be used by all Jordanian ISPs for domestic and international communications.

"Given that Jordan is experiencing a boom of 10 percent ADSL market growth per month, our IP network infrastructure is becoming a mission-critical connectivity resource for a wide range of business and residential customers throughout the country," said Yanal Abzack, core data networks manager at Jordan Telecom. "Juniper offered a practical and high-performance routing solution that is already providing our customers with high-quality, cost effective broadband services."

Juniper Networks E-series Broadband Services Routers and M-series multiservice routing platforms together deliver a comprehensive portfolio of advanced features that uniquely combines best-in-class IP/MPLS capabilities with unmatched reliability, security and performance. Both platforms are deployed in the world's largest networks and consistently support a wide range of advanced service offerings, including video on demand, VoIP and online gaming.

"The security and performance assurance of the underlying IP network infrastructure is crucial to the success of this advanced, high profile project, and we are very proud to play such a key role in Jordan Telecom's network," said Mohamad Abdul-Malak, Regional Director, Middle East and Africa, Juniper Networks. "Using our routing platforms, Jordan Telecom has built an agile and open network that can easily deliver the scale, performance and flexibility to enable the delivery of advanced network services."

About Jordan Telecom

Jordan Telecom is the first and largest telecommunication service provider in Jordan, due to its administration of the basic telecommunications infrastructure in the Kingdom, which forms the base of all telecommunication services. Since January 2000, and upon privatizing Jordan Telecom, the Jordanian Government now owns 41% of the shares, JITCO, which is a holding company consisting of France Telecom (88%) and the Arab Bank (12%), owns 40% of its shares. Other shares are with Social Security and on Amman Stock Market Exchange.

About Juniper Networks, Inc.

Juniper Networks is the leader in enabling secure and assured communications over a single IP network. The company's purpose-built, high performance IP platforms enable customers to support many different services and applications at scale. Service providers, enterprises, governments and research and education institutions worldwide rely on Juniper Networks to deliver products for building networks that are tailored to the specific needs of their users, services and applications. Juniper Networks' portfolio of proven networking and security solutions supports the complex scale, security and performance requirements of the world's most demanding networks. Additional information can be found at www.juniper.net.

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