ZyXEL Debuts P-2302HWL-P1 802.11g Wireless VoIP Station Gateway

Hsinchu, September 14, 2006 -- ZyXEL Communications Corp. (TSE: 2391), the world's largest residential gateway provider (In-State, 2006), today releases its new P-2302HWL-P1 VoIP station gateway with 802.11g wireless capabilities.

ZyXEL P-2302HWL-P1 allows users to enjoy the low cost of phone calls through the Internet and the convenience of wireless mobility in the network. With integrated security and management features, ZyXEL P-2302HWL-P1 is a low-cast, all-in-one solution for home and small office users.  

ZyXEL P-2302HWL-P1 comes with a WAN port for high speed Internet connection and a built-in four-port switch that allows users to connect up to four network devices. Users can also easily set up a wireless network using the embedded 802.11g AP. Coupled with the high-gain antenna, ZyXEL P-2302HWL-P1 boasts a wide coverage area. For flexibility, user can connect two telephone sets to the two FXS phone ports on the P-2302HWL-P1. By providing POTS lifeline relay feature on one FXS phone port, users can still place regular phone calls during a power outage.

ZyXEL P-2302HWL-P1 allows users to greatly reduce their phone bills through VoIP and POTS convergence. When a long distance call is placed through the P-2302HWL-P1, the call is sent through the Internet for the long haul and the local POTS is used to send the calls to the end points. Thus users can enjoy quality long distances calls at the cost of local calls.

The P-2302HWL-P1 complies with the IEEE 802.11g wireless standard that allows data rates of up to 54Mbps. The P-2302HWL-P1 is also interpretable with 802.11b networks at a transmission rate of up to 11Mbps. In addition, its advanced wireless security features protect wireless communication.   

The ICSA certified ZyNOS operating system gives state-of-the-art firewall protection based on Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) technology and to prevent Denial of Services (DoS) attacks. Thus the P-2302HWL-P1 provides the first line of defense against hackers, network intruders, and other malicious threats.
The P-2302HWL-P1 enables network administrators to allocate network resources while guaranteeing Quality of Service (QoS). The effective QoS management feature increases productivity and efficiency by tailoring a system to specific demands such as time-sensitive VoIP and other multimedia applications.

ZyXEL P-2302HWL-P1 is now available and can be ordered via ZyXEL's global sales network of system integrators and value-added resellers. To find a ZyXEL distributor nearest to your location, visit the information site at http://www.zyxel.com/wherebuy/index.php.

About ZyXEL Communications
ZyXEL Communications Corp. (TSE: 2391), headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, is the world's largest residential gateway provider (In-State, 2006). ZyXEL's comprehensive Internet Protocol-based (IP) networking solutions include 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.