Zyxel Communications - Inspiring digital lifestyle at BBWF2014

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Hsinchu, Taiwan, 21 October 2014 – Zyxel Communications, a global leader in the development of transformative and labor-saving networking technology for twenty-five years, is now showcasing their new End-to-End Carrier-Grade Smart Home solution at BBWF 2014.

Zyxel’s innovative Smart Home solution brings new levels of convenience, energy-efficiency, and peace-of-mind to Service Providers as well as their subscribers. More than integrating a wide range of broadband access and home networking solutions, this Solution comes with value-adding features that make automated digital living a reality.

Real-time, remote home management at your fingertips

What operates at the heart of the Smart Home solution is Zyxel’s commerce-ready, Z-Wave compatible Service Gateway. Connecting the Gateway with Zyxel’s wide range of Z-Wave compatible sensors, including Motion, Smoke, Flood Detectors, and Temperature Sensors, the Solution offers subscribers multi-aspect home management automatically and remotely.


Upon detection of any abnormalities by the sensors, notifications will be passed to the Gateway and pushed to subscribers on smart phones or tablets in real-time: anytime, anywhere. As long as subscribers are connected, they can manage their home security, energy efficiency, and appliances at their fingertips.

Switching home devices on or off via Zyxel’s Z-Wave compatible power controllers to save energy; activating an audible siren on receipt of smoke, water or intrusion notifications; or triggering an IP camera when suspicious actions are detected, all are now made possible with Zyxel’s products.

WiFi extension like never before

Another core of the Smart Home solution is Zyxel’s Wireless Range Extender WRE6505. It is a user-friendly device with AC 750 dual-band (2.4 and 5 GHz) technology capable of extending existing WiFi networks more efficiently at subscriber homes.

The WRE6505 comes with a compact and stylish design with LED lights indicating signals that help users to place it in the most suitable spot, while the one-click WiFi Protected Setup (WPS) enhances the smooth and simple installation process.

Tailored for service providers, the WRE6505 has a remote management function that allows convenient setup and configuration, or easy firmware updates at a later stage. It delivers speeds of up to 750 Mbit/s on an 802.11ac network and is backward compatible with 802.11 a/b/g/n equipment, offering unparalleled quality, stability, and compatibility for service providers and helping them to meet with customer needs.

Building Digital Homes Worldwide

Zyxel’s Smart Home range includes many products oriented for close cooperation with partners, and is now helping Service Providers to capitalize on new revenue streams as it transforms the digital lifestyle of their subscribers worldwide.

One example is Broadcom, the leading semiconductor innovator responsible, along with Zyxel, for developing the latest HomePlug AV2 standard technology. The cooperative effort gave birth to Zyxel’s PLA5206 Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter, allowing users to quickly and easily set up a lightning-fast 1000Mbps network using their existing electrical lines.

Visit Zyxel at Booth 40, Hall 11 of Broadband World Forum 2014 for more success stories and a live demonstration of the Smart Home solution. Don’t miss the chance to speak to our experts and to see the technology of the future in operation now.


About Zyxel Communications

Zyxel Communications delivers technological innovations and has connected the world to the Internet for more than 30 years. Whether it’s a matter of establishing access through fixed or mobile broadband solutions, at Zyxel we offer a comprehensive and flexible portfolio of products that’s right for worldwide leading Service Providers and their subscribers.
Zyxel is a global force in the communications market with an unrivalled international presence that includes:

  • 150 markets served
  • Strong local presence throughout five continents
  • 1,000,000 businesses and homes working smarter with Zyxel solutions 100 million devices creating global connections

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