ZyXEL Prestige 650H ADSL Router Wins Accolade from Computer Bild, Germany's Largest Consumer Computer Publication

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June 15, 2004

Hsinchu, June 15, 2004 -- ZyXEL Communications (TSE:2391), world's leading broadband access solutions provider, today announces its ZyXEL Prestige 650H-E7 ADSL Router has been awarded the first place and the "Test Win" title by Computer Bild, Germany's most prestigious consumer computer magazine. The award again underlines ZyXEL's position as the world-leading DSL Router provider.

Computer Bild magazine tested eight DSL Routers costing under 150 Euros on the German market; including contenders from ZyXEL, Siemens, Billion, Linksys, Netgear, SMC, Draytek and T-Com. Outpacing other well-known brands, the ZyXEL Prestige 650H-E7 stands out in the exhaustive function and performance test, and consequently was crowned as "Test Win".

Computer Bild informed its readers about what to look out for in a DSL router and to suggested them to check several features before purchasing one; such as built-in DSL modem, access control, VPN, phone-calls via the internet (SIP), etc. These were also the criteria that Computer Bild editors used to review the products in the contest.

In their conclusion, Computer Bild editors stated that ZyXEL Prestige 650H-E7 was one of the only two tested models to feature built-in DSL modem that were configurable for different providers. Moreover, ZyXEL Prestige 650H-E7 supports the latest SIP technology for making low-cost phone calls via the Internet. Compared to other products, ZyXEL Prestige 650H-E7 has a more complete feature set, especially the built-in firewall and administration, which is strongly recommended by Computer Bild editors.

About ZyXEL Communications
ZyXEL Communications Co. (TSE: 2391), located in Hsinchu, Taiwan, is one of the world's leading broadband access solution vendors. ZyXEL's broad line of Internet Protocol-based (IP) networking solutions includes access multiplexors, customer premise equipment, Internet security and Wireless LAN equipment, enabling high-performance network services for SOHO, small to mid-sized businesses and service providers. ZyXEL works closely with worldwide network equipment vendors, telecommunications companies, ISPs, and other major businesses. For more information, visit the company's Website at http://www.zyxel.com.

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