ZyXEL Unveils P-870MH-C1 VDSL2 Modem

Hsinchu, February 28, 2007 --ZyXEL Communications (TSE: 2391), world's leading broadband access solutions provider, today rolls out its P-870MH-C1 VDSL2 modem designed for IP-based high-speed Internet access. ZyXEL P-870MH-C1 supports 3/4 bands, tag-based and port-based VLAN defined by IEEE 802.1q, as well as downstream and upstream rates of up to 60 and 35Mbps respectively.

With ZyXEL's exclusive design and unparalleled performance, the P-870MH-C1 offers higher data transfer rates and more bandwidth than traditional ADSL gateways. The expanded bandwidth allows small and medium businesses to take advantage of quality symmetric and asymmetric applications while home users enjoy smooth, media-rich entertainment previously unimaginable.

The advanced VDSL2 Quality of Service (QoS) features make P-870MH-C1 an ideal access modem for service providers to deliver "Triple-Play" multimedia services such as digital video streams, Internet access and voice applications with crystal-clear quality and blazing-fast speed exceeding comparable cable and satellite offerings.
The VLAN feature of ZyXEL P-870MH-C1 benefits both security and performance. For example, different priorities can be assigned to various real-time and Internet access applications via VLAN tagging; such control enables service providers to offer a slew of broadband services to a large customer base more quickly and economically.

Furthermore, telecom carriers can use ZyXEL P-870MH-C1 to offer bundled, value-added services to successfully compete with cable operators and generate more revenue. A single network is all it takes to provide complete DSL services with minimal time and expense required for installation and future maintenance.

ZyXEL P-870MH-C1 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/web/where_tobuy.php

About ZyXEL Communications
ZyXEL Communications Corp. (TSE: 2391), headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, is the world's largest residential gateway provider (In-Stat, 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.