ZyXEL Introduces P-2602HW/HWL-DxA Series 802.11g Wireless ADSL2+ VoIP IAD for Small Offices and Homes

Hsinchu, June 28, 2006 -- ZyXEL Communications (TSE:2391), world's leading broadband access solutions provider, today unveils its P-2602HW/HWL-DxA series 802.11g Wireless ADSL2+ VoIP IAD for small office and home users. The new P-2602HW/HWL-DxA series responds to the latest user demand on an integrated device for Voice over IP service, and Lifeline design on P-2602HWL-DxA series ensures users to make regular phone calls in case of an unexpected power failure.

The P-2602HW/HWL-DxA series is an 802.11g Wireless ADSL 2+ router complied with standard SIP voice protocol ((RFC 3261) for Internet phone services. Users can still use the 2 phone ports simultaneously even when ITSP provides them with only one SIP number. By providing this convenient feature to the end-users, service provides get the opportunity to create more revenue.

The ICSA-certified ZyNOS operating system ensures state-of-the-art SPI firewall protection especially against DoS attacks. Thus the P-2602HW/HWL-DxA series provides the first line of defense against hackers, network intruders, and other malicious threats. In addition, IPsec VPN helps ensure secured transmission between two sites, allowing secure connection between telecommuters and branch offices without expensive lease lines.

The P-2602HW/HWL-DxA series enables users to allocate network resources while guaranteeing Quality of Service (QoS). Network Bandwidth Management increases productivity and efficiency by tailoring a system to specific demands such as time-sensitive VoIP and multimedia applications.

In case of an unexpected power failure, users can still make regular phone calls with Lifeline support. This feature also kicks into work when the VoIP service becomes unavailable. Phone calls are placed through the PSTN phone system.

Available now, ZyXEL P-2602HW/HWL-DxA series can be ordered via ZyXEL's global sales network, including direct from the company and through partnered service providers. The P-2602HW/HWL-DxA series has six different configurations to suit the needs of different ADSL markets:

P-2602HW-D1A  802.11g Wireless ADSL2+ VoIP IAD over POTS
P-2602HW-D3A  802.11g Wireless ADSL2+ VoIP IAD over ISDN
P-2602HW-D7A  802.11g Wireless ADSL2+ VoIP IAD over U-R2
P-2602HWL-D1A  802.11g Wireless ADSL2+ VoIP IAD over POTS with Lifeline
P-2602HWL-D3A  802.11g Wireless ADSL2+ VoIP IAD over ISDN  with Lifeline
P-2602HWL-D7A  802.11g Wireless ADSL2+ VoIP IAD over U-R2 with Lifeline

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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 include 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.