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ZyXEL Releases PLA-400 HomePlug AV Powerline Ethernet Adapter

HomePlug AV Certified LAN Extension Solution Providing up to 200Mbps Amazing High Transmission!

April 19, 2007

Hsinchu, April 19, 2007 -- ZyXEL Communications Corp. (TSE: 2391), the world' largest residential gateway provider (In-State, 2006), today releases its PLA-400 HomePlug AV powerline Ethernet adapter for home and small office users. Certified with HomePlug AV standard, PL-400 is an access extension solution allowing homes or small offices get networked completely with existing power lines. With high transmission rate up to 200Mbps and advanced 128-bit AES protection, the ZyXEL PLA-400 empowers families or small offices to extend LAN easily and safely.

ZyXEL PLA-400 is an access extension solution to have a house completely networked with existing power lines. Thanks to the advanced HomePlug AV Technology, the PLA-400 is capable of transmitting data at up to amazing 200Mbps. The PLA-400 allows users to share network resources and enjoy Internet access through secure high-speed data connection over the existing house power lines.

The inherent high bandwidth and advanced QoS features of HomePlug AV make ZyXEL PLA-400 an ideal solution for in-home distribution of HDTV and VoIP streams. With the 128-bit Data Encryption Security (AES) feature, the PLA-400 provides secure network connection for Internet access and network resource sharing.

Setting up the PLA-400 is also easy. Simply connecting the PLA-400 to a power socket, users can start to enjoy Internet access or file sharing everywhere in the house. For more information about the new the PLA-400, please visit ZyXEL Web site at

ZyXEL PLA-400 is now available and can be ordered via ZyXEL's global sales network of system integrators and value-added resellers. To find a ZyXEL distributor nearest to your location, visit the information site at

About ZyXEL Communications
ZyXEL Communications Corp. (TSE: 2391), headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, is the world’s largest residential gateway provider (In-Stat, 2006). ZyXEL's comprehensive 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

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