October 7, 2008

Soapstone Networks Schedules Q3’08 Earnings Release Date and Time

Soapstone Networks (NASDAQ: SOAP) today announced it will release financial results of its fiscal third quarter ended September 30, 2008, on October 16, 2008. Soapstone will host a conference call on October 16 at 8:30 a.m. EDT and will broadcast the call live over the Internet.

To participate in the live call, dial toll-free 800-230-1766. (Please call ten minutes prior to the scheduled conference call time.) For live webcasting, go to the Soapstone Networks website at www.soapstonenetworks.com and access the Investor Relations section, clicking either the live Webcast link or the microphone icon to listen.

The conference call will be archived on the Soapstone Networks website and accessible by telephone at approximately 1:00 p.m. on October 16th for 48 hours. To replay the call, dial toll-free 800-475-6701, access code 964753.

About Soapstone Networks

Soapstone Networks is at the forefront of the movement to Carrier Ethernet by delivering resource control systems that realize NGN software-provisioned services in the new Carrier Ethernet transport network. Soapstone's common control framework decouples services from underlying network technologies. The Soapstone solution dynamically provisions precise, SLA-quality services, continuously optimizing utilization of network resources to bring orderly, predictable business-driven behavior to service provider networks. The future of Carrier Ethernet -- www.soapstonenetworks.com

 For more information, contact: Inna Vyadro Director of Investor Relations Soapstone Networks 978-715-2300 Email Contact

SOURCE: Soapstone Networks