ZyXEL G-1000 v.2 802.11g Wireless Access Point Provides Reliable and Secure Wireless Connectivity

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June 23, 2006

Hsinchu, June 23, 2006 -- ZyXEL Communications (TSE:2391), the world's leading broadband access solutions provider, today announces its new G-1000 v.2 802.11g Wireless Access Point. Office and home users will benefit from its 802.11g standard compliance and WLAN security functions for a secure and speedy Wireless connectivity.

ZyXEL G-1000 v2 is an IEEE 802.11g compliant Access Point providing transmission rate at up to 54Mbps. In addition, the standard compliance allows the G-1000 v2 to work with any IEEE 802.11g and IEEE 802.11b compliant wireless devices.

The G-1000 v2 provides complete wireless security features consisting of Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA/WPA2) and IEEE 802.1x user authentication. These features guarantee secure wireless communication and secure data transfer over the wireless LAN.

With advanced Address Filter function on ZyXEL G-1000 v2, users can allow/disallow device access for management based on the interface, MAC addresses and IP addresses. This blocks unauthorized access and prevents malicious configuration changes. Thus the G-1000 v2 can intelligently protect its configuration from tempering with and ensure high-availability and security for the wireless network.

ZyXEL G-1000 v2 is also built to be scalable and easy to deploy. With its detachable antenna design, the G-1000 v2 is highly scalable to fulfill any network requirements. For example, you can replace its detachable antenna with a higher-gain omni-directional antenna to extend wireless coverage in your network. Or use a directional panel antenna on the G-1000 v2 to provide quality communication inside your office, without worrying about transmitting your wireless signals out of the building.

The G-1000 v2 supports Inter Access Point Protocol (IAPP) to allow seamless roaming between Access Points no matter in homes or offices. Coupled with superior RF performance, the G-1000 v2 provides wireless coverage to every corner. No more worries about dead spots or connection disruption. Now users can take the wireless advantage and enjoy network access anytime, anywhere.

Availability
ZyXEL G-1000 v2 is currently available and can be ordered via ZyXEL's global sales network of system integrators and value-added resellers. To find a ZyXEL distributor near your location, please consult: http://www.zyxel.com/wherebuy/index.php.

About ZyXEL Communications
ZyXEL Communications Corp. (TSE: 2391), headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, is the world's largest DSL router provider (Gartner Group, August 2005). 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.