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ZyXEL becomes one of Eclipse Internet’s partners of choice for hardware

February 13, 2012

ZyXEL Communications UK, a world-class broadband networking company that provides leading Internet solutions for customers ranging from telecommunications service providers, small and medium-sized businesses to home users, has announced that leading business ISP, Eclipse Internet, has chosen it as one of their new hardware partners of choice for customers purchasing either ADSL or FTTC.

 

Eclipse has selected ZyXEL’s routers after undertaking extensive research with customers followed by a thorough evaluation of available options. Eclipse is now providing the ZyXEL AMG1202-T10A router and the ZyXEL NBG4604 as part of its hardware portfolio.

 

Tom Ward-Scammell, Senior Technical Support Analyst at Eclipse, explains why the ZyXEL routers were chosen. “We are always looking to enhance and improve our services and we constantly take feedback from customers and try to find ways in which we can improve and enhance the service we deliver to them. Early last year, we decided to look at refreshing the routers we offered as part of our broadband packages. We evaluated around 30 routers and ZyXEL were one of the partners that came out on top due to their versatility and good all-round features. The wireless performance is strong and consistent and they are extremely reliable.”

 

In particular, Eclipse was impressed with the strong wireless signal delivered by the ZyXEL routers over an extended range and the ease with which they can be set-up and used therefore supporting the business in delivering the best in customer experience. The strong wireless functionality of the routers, such as the ability to pre-program wireless capability to be turned on and off at certain times of the day, was also important to provide customers with the flexibility to control periods of use.

 

Mark Torrans, ZyXEL’s Head of Service Provider Group UK and Ireland, says: “Eclipse has a strong reputation in the business market and we are delighted that they have selected ZyXEL as a partner for the provision of routers to their customers.  This is a strong endorsement of our products and their enduring quality and dependability they deliver for service providers and end-user customers alike. We will be supporting and assisting Eclipse to further enhance their industry leading service and support in delivering the best possible experience and services to its customers. ”

 

With immediate effect, Eclipse will be providing ZyXEL routers as a hardware option to their customers when purchasing ADSL and FTTC services.

The ZyXEL AMG1202-T10A router provides stable and reliable wireless connections and data rates of up to 150 Mbps. It delivers excellent IEEE 802.11n performance and backward compatibility with 802.11b/g and also comes with WPS security, integrated stateful-inspection firewall and Quality-of-Service support.

 

The ZyXEL NBG4604 is capable of supporting speeds of up to 300Mbps through fibre connections* and also comes with an integrated four-port Gigabit Ethernet switch and 802.11n/b/g wireless access point, providing the flexibility and performance needed to support intensive multimedia activity.

  • Actual speeds will depend on the service available in any particular area