ZyXEL Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary with a Grand Ceremony and One-Week Festivities

Hsinchu, August 16, 1999 -- ZyXEL will celebrate 10 years of operation with a week of festivities from August 16-20. Since the company successfully launched Taiwan's first v.32bis 14.4Kbps modem with a ZyXEL developed data pump in 1990, ZyXEL together with its four subsidiaries now serves customers in over 150 countries.

To officially mark ZyXEL's achievement in the Science-Based Industrial Park and throughout Taiwan's IT industry, members of media, customers and financial communities participate in a grand celebrating ceremony on August 16. With the theme "10 Years of Innovation", the ceremony features a traditional Chinese drum dance and a ribbon cutting. After the ribbon cutting ceremony there was a cocktail banquet, to thank all the VIP guests attending the ceremony.

"We are having this special anniversary celebration to say thanks to ZyXEL's associates, " said Ding-Hua Hu, Chairman of ZyXEL. "Over the past decade, ZyXEL has grown up from an single product supplier to a Total Internet Access Solutions provider, demonstrating significant improvements and playing an important role in Taiwan's networking evolution. For a medium-sized company, this achievement is truly exceptional."

A number of specially planned and organized internal events are also created for ZyXEL's 400 employees to get together to celebrate. The weeklong activities include a "Food-n-Fun" fair in the outdoor plaza as well as entertainment by "Black-Wood Band", evening performance and shows, and breakthrough sights and sounds of the weekend farewell party. The whole festivities will continue throughout the week.

About ZyXEL
ZyXEL Communications Corporation, founded in 1989 in Taiwan's Science-Based Industrial Park, is a leading supplier of routers, ISDN terminal adapters, and high performance modems. The firm provides complete networking access solutions for Internet/Intranet/VPN/Extranet applications, and also provides networking service solutions in the design, implementation and maintenance of networks for small- to medium-sized business. ZyXEL is listed in the stock market, and has sales in more than 150 countries.