ZyXEL Announces Its 802.11n Products Comply to the Final IEEE 802.11n Standard

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October 21, 2009

Hsinchu, Taiwan, Oct. 21, 2009 -- ZyXEL Communications (TSE: 2391), world's leading broadband access solutions provider, today announces that ZyXEL's 11n wireless products comply with the latest and final IEEE 802.11n standard. Furthermore, all of ZyXEL products that have achieved Draft 11n certification from WiFi Alliance (WFA) will be Wi-Fi Certified™ n compliant and identified with its logo.

ZyXEL's draft 2.0 products comply with the final IEEE 802.11n standard and will fully interoperable with its future products. Providing extreme wireless performance and extended coverage, ZyXEL 11n products will fulfill customers' increasing high-quality multimedia demand and bring them to a new level of wireless connection. Offering high-quality features such as advanced QoS technology for effective multimedia bandwidth allocation and backward compatibility with the existing 802.11b/g devices, ZyXEL's 11n products provide consumers with a better and stable Internet experience.

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has officially ratified the IEEE 802.11n as a standard with improved data rates and ranges for wireless local area networks (WLANs). The new amendment to IEEE 802.11n standard helps the data communications industry addressing the escalating demands on higher-bandwidth file transfers and next-generation multimedia applications. The compatibility between draft 2.0 products and the final standard provides operators the investment protection with their existing infrastructure and planned 802.11n installation.

ZyXEL's current 802.11n wireless products including:

NBG-460N        Gigabit Wireless N Router with VPN
NBG420N         Wireless N Router with VPN
NBG-419N        Wireless N Home Router
NWD310N        Wireless N PCI Adapter
NWD271N        Wireless N USB Adapter
NWD210N       Wireless N USB Adapter
NWD-211AN    Dual-band Wireless N USB adapter
NWA570N        Wireless N Access Point
WAP3205          Wireless N Access Point
NWA-3166        Wireless N Business WLAN Access Point
P-660HN           Wireless ADSL2+ 4-port Gateway
P-870HN           Wireless VDSL2 4-port Gateway
P-3202HN         Wireless GPON IAD with 4-port Gigabit Ethernet

Availability
To find a local ZyXEL distributor or for more information about ZyXEL's products, please visit http://www.zyxel.com/web/where_tobuy.php

About ZyXEL Communications
ZyXEL Communications Corp., founded in 1989 and headquartered in Taiwan, is the leading provider of complete broadband access solutions. As one of the early modem manufacturers, ZyXEL has undergone many transformations in the fast-paced networking industry. Today, ZyXEL is one of the few companies in the world capable of offering complete networking solutions of Telco, SME/Enterprise, and Digital Home for a wide range of deployment scenarios. Telco solutions include Wired and Wireless Access Network Equipments, Networking Customer Premises Equipments, and Carrier Switches. SME and Enterprise solutions include Unified Security Gateway, LAN Switches, WLAN, and IP Telephony. Digital Home solutions include Network Connectivity Devices and Multimedia Solutions.

The company has 3200 employees and distributors in 70 countries, reaching more than 150 regional markets. The ZyXEL Communications Corp. includes 32 subsidiaries and sales offices and two research and development centers worldwide. For more information, visit the company's Website, http://www.zyxel.com.