SOURCE: ZyXEL Communications Inc.

ZyXEL Communications Inc.

August 09, 2011 08:00 ET

ZyXEL Adds Clearwire WiMAX 4G Connectivity Support to Mobile Wireless Router

Latest Upgrade Makes Battery-Powered MWR211 Compatible With Leading 4G Service Providers

ANAHEIM, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 9, 2011) - ZyXEL Communications Inc., a leading provider of secure broadband networking, Internet connectivity and routing products, today announced a free upgrade to its mobile wireless router, MWR211, that adds additional 4G connectivity support. The palm-sized, carrier-agnostic router now enables users to connect to Clearwire WiMAX networks, in addition to 3G service providers and 4G Sprint and Verizon networks. Providing a seamless way for users to connect any Wi-Fi capable device to the Internet, the MWR211 offers more connectivity choices for a superior wireless experience at no additional cost.

ZyXEL's mobile wireless router supports wired Internet access and 3G / 4G data access through the use of a USB adapter. The MWR211 can operate using AC power or its rechargeable battery for business travelers and other on-the-go users. Ideal for road warriors, vacationers, RVs or kiosk applications, the MWR211 can work with any cellular provider's data service.

"We're seeing growing consumer demand for 4G-capabile routers and have quickly engineered a series of upgrades for our popular MWR211 routers to ensure optimal wireless user experience," said Steven Joe, executive vice president of channel business for North America at ZyXEL. "These free upgrades continuously improve our MWR211, matching its functionality to the changing needs of our existing and future customers."

Availability
The MWR211 is currently available for purchase from ZyXEL authorized e-commerce retailers with an MSRP remaining at $115. Existing MWR211 customers can download the free firmware update and see a list of compatible 4G/3G USB adapters at www.us.zyxel.com/mwr.

About ZyXEL Communications
Twenty-one year old ZyXEL offers a high-performance, carrier-grade suite of access and security solutions. Through our partner alliances, we provide businesses with complete solutions and seamless support. With expertise in diverse technologies like wireless, security, Powerline, Ethernet and xDSL, ZyXEL offers integrated, secure network solutions to SMB, SOHO, residential and service provider markets. The company recently introduced its Aerobeam line of products designed for the home entertainment enthusiast.

In addition, ZyXEL's North American Channel Program offers industry-leading incentives with its full line of products. ZyXEL's North American headquarters are located in Anaheim, California. http://www.us.zyxel.com.

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