ZyXEL Advocates Exploring Broadband Value with IP Networking and Network Security at CommunicAsia 2004

Hsinchu, June 9, 2004-- At the commencement of CommunicAsia 2004, the Asia's largest communications & IT exhibition, ZyXEL Communications (TSE:2391) will continue its "Exploring Broadband Value" as theme of the event. The displays in the ZyXEL booth cover 2 major topics -- IP Access and Multi-layer Network Security for SMB. Attendees will experience how the latest broadband technologies bring the rich media applications at the ZyXEL booth (Hall 5, 5E1-01).

As one of the few leading vendors providing complete ADSL, SHDSL and VDSL technologies, this year ZyXEL will demonstrate the IES Series of IP DSLAM, which incorporates new technologies such as ADSL 2/2+ and QoS for service providers to offer unprecedented value-added broadband services -- data transfer of up to 50Mbps speed, or extending to a longer distance, with the existing ADSL services.

As for security control, ZyXEL is offering a multiple-layered security infrastructure that has been integrated into the latest Prestige DSL and ZyWALL security appliances. Different levels of antivirus, firewall, hacker-proof and VPN protection are integrated into these devices, and can be remotely configured and managed by ZyXEL's Vantage CNM (Vantage Centralized Network Management) system.

For the corporate wireless networks, ZyXEL will exhibit the business-level ZyAIR wireless security products and Vantage WLC (Wireless LAN Controllers). The combination provides comprehensive solutions for corporate network security policy definition, network user database establishment, authentication and authorization to the wireless users, as well as remote ZyAIR device management.

On the multimedia application front, ZyXEL unveils several Multimedia Service Routing Technology (MSRT) products, including Home Broadband Gateways, ADSL/VDSL devices, and a complete lineup of VoIP gears. With supports to the SIP routing platform, these products do more then bringing an excellent basis for multimedia services. They also allow users to enjoy simultaneous video, voice, and data applications with abundant bandwidth.

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.