ZyXEL Announces P-320W 802.11g 4-in-1 Wireless Firewall Router

A Cost-effective and Hassle-Free Firewall Router for Home Users

Hsinchu, Taiwan, November 8, 2005 -- ZyXEL Communications Corp. (TSE: 2391), world's largest DSL router provider, today unveiled its P-320W 802.11g 4-in-1 firewall router designed for home users. With comprehensive wired/wireless security mechanism and hassle-free user interface, the new P-320W is definitely the most cost-effective choice for home users seeking uncomplicated Internet connectivity and easy-to-use router features.

In response to prevalent network threats, ZyXEL P-320W sports powerful SPI firewall and 4-port switch for secure Internet surfing and broadband sharing; and it allows VPN pass-through to provide safe access to Internet. In addition, the built-in IEEE 802.11g Access Point offers wireless connectivity to users with roaming devices.

Setting up the wireless security on ZyXEL P-320W is surprisingly easy, thanks to the ZyXEL-exclusive OTIST ("One-Touch" Intelligent Security Technology) design that activates data encryption between ZyXEL P-320W and OTIST-capable wireless cards by simply pressing a button on the router. The 64/128-bit WEP key, WPA and 802.1X WiFi encryption and authentication schemes also ensure the most stringent wireless security that protects personal or private information on home networks by blocking unauthorized or unknown users from sharing Internet connection. For more information about ZyXEL P-320W, please visit the ZyXEL Web site at http://www.zyxel.com

ZyXEL P-320W is currently available and can be ordered via ZyXEL's global sales network of system integrators and value-added resellers. To find a ZyXEL distributor nearest your location, please consult http://www.zyxel.com/wherebuy/index.php.

About ZyXEL Communications
ZyXEL Communications Corp. (TSE: 2391), located in Hsinchu, Taiwan, is the world's largest DSL router provider (Gartner, 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.