ZyXEL Named to Taiwan's Top Ten Global Brands list for Seven Consecutive Year

Ranked as Taiwan's Most Valuable Networking Brand

Hsinchu, Taiwan, Nov. 3, 2009 -- ZyXEL Communications (TSE: 2391), world's leading broadband access solutions provider, today announces that it has been ranked tenth in the "2009 Top Ten Global Brands of Taiwan" listing with brand value US$222 million and has become Taiwan’s top-valued networking brand this year.

"This year, we are celebrating our 20th anniversary. During the past 20 years, ZyXEL has been developing advanced networking solutions with a core value of innovation." said Dr. Yuh-Long Chen "In recent years, ZyXEL has devoted itself to improve global operations, channel development and management and winning the award is the best recognition to our efforts."

Marching into its seventh year, the Taiwan Top 10 Global Brands survey has employed the same methodology and valuation system introduced by BusinessWeek magazine in the US. Through professional valuation process conducted by Interbrand, the quantitative financial analysis and qualitative index analysis marked the positions for Taiwanese brands on the global market map, at the same time enthroned the "2009 Taiwan Top 10 Global Brands" as the most authoritative annual ranking of brand values in Taiwan.

About ZyXEL Communications
ZyXEL Communications Corp., founded in 1989 and headquartered in Taiwan, is the leading provider of complete broadband access solutions. As one of the early modem manufacturers, ZyXEL has undergone many transformations in the fast-paced networking industry. Today, ZyXEL is one of the few companies in the world capable of offering complete networking solutions of Telco, SME/Enterprise, and Digital Home for a wide range of deployment scenarios. Telco solutions include Wired and Wireless Access Network Equipments, Networking Customer Premises Equipments, and Carrier Switches. SME and Enterprise solutions include Unified Security Gateway, LAN Switches, WLAN, and IP Telephony. Digital Home solutions include Network Connectivity Devices and Multimedia Solutions.

The company has 3200 employees and distributors in 70 countries, reaching more than 150 regional markets. The ZyXEL Communications Corp. includes 32 subsidiaries and sales offices and two research and development centers worldwide. For more information, visit the company's Website, http://www.zyxel.com.