Zyxel unveils AC2200 WiFi Gateway for service providers

New EMG3425 Comes Loaded With Carrier-Class WiFi Features and Extensive Remote Management and Diagnostics Capabilities

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ANAHEIM, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 26, 2016) - Zyxel Communications, a leading provider of secure broadband networking and connected home products, unveiled today the EMG3425 -- a new Gigabit Ethernet wireless AC2200 gateway. The supercharged EMG3425 wireless gateway comes with 4x4, 802.11ac and 3x3, 802.11n configuration, ready to deliver premium services and connectivity for Gigabit homes.

Carrier-class WiFi for Seamless Mobility
With combined dual-band speeds of up to 2200 Mbps* with 1.7Gbps over 5GHz 11ac and 450Mbps over 2.4GHz 11n, the Zyxel EMG3425 is ideal for FTTH deployments and cable MSOs. Additionally, the EMG3425 is built on the latest 802.11ac Wave 2 standard offering MU-MIMO and Explicit Beamforming technologies while maximizing bandwidth utilization for multiple wireless clients running video streaming, online gaming and other demanding applications. High powered WiFi on both 5GHz and 2.4GHz APs extends coverage, unleashing the best wireless experience for homes with a growing number of WiFi devices. The ability to create multiple Wi-Fi networks with up to 4 SSIDs helps operators easily create separate WLAN networks for video, data and guests.

"The EMG3425 is designed to exceed both the expectations of subscribers as well as service providers," said Brian Feng, senior vice president, Zyxel. "With the latest carrier-class Wi-Fi and remote management with TR-069, the EMG3425 offers service providers a premium gateway for demanding WiFi subscribers while reducing management and support costs."

TR-069 Remote Management with TR-181 Support
In addition to TR-069 remote management capability, the EMG3425 will also support the latest TR-181 data model. The TR-181 features reveal critical WiFi diagnostic information and enhance service provider visibility inside the subscriber's Local Area Network (LAN) for improved customer support. With over 25 years of experience and adherence to open standards, ZyXEL products are interoperable with all industry-leading Automatic Configuration Server (ACS) vendors for quicker deployments.

Built-in 802.1q port-based VLAN and DHCP features, advanced QoS and IGMP support optimize the EMG3425 for triple-play service delivery, effectively provisioning voice, video and data services while maintaining high quality of experience (QoE). Other feature highlights include:

  • AC2200, dual-band Wi-Fi
  • 1.7 Gbps* 802.11ac Wave 2 technology delivers performance boosting features that include Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) and Beamforming
  • 4x4 antenna configuration for 5GHz and 3x3 antenna configuration for 2.4GHz to deliver carrier-class Wi-Fi performance
  • High-powered Wi-Fi for extended coverage and performance
  • Gigabit Ethernet WAN for FTTH capability with additional 4 GigE LAN ports and 2 USB ports
  • 802.1q, port-based VLAN and DHCP support for triple-play services
  • TR-069 support for remote device provisioning and management

The EMG3425 is currently available for purchase. Evaluation samples are also available to qualified requests. For more information, please contact a Zyxel sales representative or send an email to key_sales@zyxel.com.

* Listed wireless data transfer rates are the theoretical maximum. The actual data transfer rate may vary depending on the network environment.

About Zyxel Communications
Zyxel, a pioneer in IP technology for over two decades, provides a complete portfolio of multi-service LTE, fiber and DSL broadband gateways, home connectivity solutions, smart home devices and enterprise-class Ethernet switches, security and Wi-Fi equipment for small to mid-size businesses. Zyxel offers integrated, interoperable network solutions based on open standards. Headquartered in Anaheim, California, Zyxel offers its partners service-rich solutions backed by a domestic team of logistic, sales, and technical support professionals. https://service-provider.zyxel.com/na

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Zyxel Communications, Inc. - North America Headquarters

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