Experience the Networking Power from ZyXEL!

ZyXEL promotes "Service Aware IP Access Network", "Maximize Your Business Productivity" and "The New Networked Home" themes in 2006 Hannover CeBIT

Hsinchu, March 2, 2006 -- As Hannover CeBIT, the largest technology trade show of the world, scheduled to open its doors between March 9th and 15th, ZyXEL Communications (TSE: 2391) is riding on this great opportunity to exert the formidable force under the “Experience Networking Power” theme in its expanded booths at C05, Hall 15. The three main exhibition areas consist of IP networking solutions for Telco/ISP business, which also build up live public backbone of the booth (Area C), high-productivity corporate networks for small- to medium-sized business (Area A), as well as new homes empowered by the latest networking technologies (Area B).

"ZyXEL's central office equipments have been growing magnificently in the past few years. In Hannover CeBIT, we'd like to reveal our capabilities in offering complete and balanced IP access solutions with equally sophisticated central office and client products." Maintained Dr. Yuh-Long Chen, ZyXEL's President. "More than supporting network topologies like Ethernet Metro, WiMAX, PON, Fiber Rings and xDSL networks, our comprehensive solutions also meet requirements for the latest high-quality 'Triple Play' services. This year, our products for corporate and home customers will continue to cover the greatest technological spectrum. To demonstrate the ability of our solutions in network deployment projects, the three areas in our booths are tightly interlocked for amazingly smooth integration and operation. You will see how they work for yourself and experience the networking power ZyXEL brings to your life!"

Service Aware IP Access Network -- Triple Play, A Promise to Rich Media Service

Designed for Telco/ISP business, the "Service Aware IP Access Network" area in ZyXEL booths combines IP Access Network Topology (COE) and Gateway for Triple Play Service (CPE) presentations. The ZyXEL central office equipments can satisfy different network topologies demanded by service providers, such as Ethernet Metro, WiMAX, PON, Fiber Ring and xDSL.

The new members in ZyXEL display are central office PON equipments, IP DSLAM, VDSL2 switch, as well as new client products like IPTV set-top box, ADSL 2 HomePlug AV, VDSL2 VoIP IAD and WiMAX devices. In addition, ZyXEL will also exhibit the hottest rich media applications such as IPTV and VoIP.

Maximize Your Business Productivity – Security, Mobility, Convergence

Superior service quality, security mechanism and management tools are essential to high-productivity business networks. Highlighted with key advantages of Security, Mobility and Convergence, ZyXEL will unveil several products for business markets in CeBIT: firewalls for mid-sized business, IP PBX and NAS; as well as high productivity, low maintenance cost solutions such as network security and VoIP.

The New Networked Home -- AnyTime . AnyWhere . AnyMedia

Spurred by its success in consumer markets, ZyXEL give home networking products its own stage in CeBIT this year. The home networking applications covered in the show range from Wireless 802.11n, Wireless MIMO, DMA, Home NAS to the new-generation HomePlug Turbo/AV series.

About ZyXEL Communications
ZyXEL Communications Corp. (TSE: 2391), headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, is the world’s largest DSL router provider (Gartner Group, August 2005). 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.