ZyXEL and Sequans to Deliver 4G Modems to Sprint

ZyXEL and Sequans announce their collaboration in providing an advanced Mobile WiMAX device to Sprint that will debut with the launch of Sprint's highly anticipated Xohm network in 2008. The Sequans-based ZyXEL device is an integrated access design that will enable Sprint to offer its Xohm Internet mobile services. Sequans and ZyXEL are part of Sprint's Mobile WiMAX ecosystem and the two are participating in Sprint's interoperability testing. Subscriber devices from ZyXEL and other manufacturers, along with leading RAN vendors including Motorola, Samsung, and Nokia-Siemens, form the core of Sprint's WiMAX ecosystem.

The ZyXEL MAX-206m2 device is a 4G modem/router targeted for commercial release in the second quarter of 2008. It delivers high speed Internet access wirelessly with built-in residential gateway functions in an elegant form factor.

The ZyXEL MAX-206m2 device will be on display at 2008 International CES in ZyXEL's booth, number 27023, hall 2 south, and in the Mobile and WiMAX Tech Zone at the Sands Expo, booth number 72404, January 7-10, Las Vegas.

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