ZyXEL Introduces Prestige 660HW ADSL 2+ Gateway for Home Multimedia Application

Prestige 660HW lead the industry to support Media Session Routing Technology (MSRT), offering home users high quality multimedia application and media bandwidth management

Hsinchu, March 17, 2004-- ZyXEL Communications (TSE:2391), world's leading broadband access solutions provider, today announced immediate availability of its Prestige 660HW ADSL 2+ Gateway. The Prestige 660HW supports the latest Media Session Routing Technology (MSRT), and empowers the home users to enjoy value-added broadband multimedia service via ADSL 2+ and 802.11g WLAN technologies.

"The Prestige 660HW responds to the latest user demand on MSRT like SIP routing, as well as easy bandwidth management and friendly interface for today's multimedia applications," said Allen Lin, Manager of Broadband Access Division at ZyXEL. "In addition, the combination of Ethernet VLAN and multiple VPI/VCI sets also make Prestige 660HW the best media platform for services from service providers."

The new Prestige 660HW adopts of latest ADSL 2+ technology and 802.11g+ WLAN support for faster transmission while extending the wireless coverage. With the powerful platform and ZyXEL's latest "Zero Configuration" mechanism, Prestige 660HW is bound to lead the pack by providing home users with faster connection, longer wireless range, and more secured networking environment.

Prestige 660HW is currently available to worldwide major telecom operators and ISPs. More information on Prestige 660HW please visit http://www.zyxel.com/product/model.php?indexcate=1079416368&indexcate1=1021877946&indexFlagvalue=1021873638

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