Bell Launches Exclusive Novatel Wireless U760 USB Modem
June 22, 2009
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario & SAN DIEGO, Jun 22, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Bell Mobility and Novatel Wireless Inc., (Nasdaq: NVTL) today announced the exclusive Canadian availability of the Ovation U760 Micro Modem, providing clients on-the-go access to the wireless Internet through their laptop computers. The Novatel Wireless U760 delivers access to Bell's high-speed Third Generation (3G) mobile data network, the largest in Canada.
"With its tiny size and expandable memory, the 3G Novatel Wireless U760 is the ultimate convenience tool for mobile Canadians who need Internet and email access wherever they may be," said Adel Bazerghi, Bell Mobility's Senior Vice President of Products. "Bell's full line-up of Turbo Sticks and Cards provides easy access to the largest high speed mobile network in the country."
"The U760 is perfect for those seeking an extremely light, compact, plug-and-play USB modem to accompany their mobile lifestyle," said Peter Leparulo, CEO of Novatel Wireless. "When combined with the lightening fast 3G speeds of the EVDO network, Novatel Wireless and Bell make it possible for customers to stay connected, productive and entertained no matter where their day takes them."
The U760 is the world's smallest EVDO USB modem, weighing less than an ounce and measuring just over two inches long. The U760 is compatible out of the box with desktops and notebooks with Type A USB ports and Microsoft XP, Microsoft Vista, Mac or Linux operating systems. It features an integrated microSD slot, capable of storing up to 8GB of files, videos or music with the use of a SD storage card (sold separately). The MC760 has an advanced internal dual band antenna system that includes diversity for enhanced performance on network fringe areas.
The 3G Novatel Wireless U760 USB Modem is available nationally for $0 on a two-year contract or $174.95 without a contract. For more information, please visit Bell.ca/turbostick.
ABOUT NOVATEL WIRELESS
Novatel Wireless, Inc. is a leader in the design and development of innovative wireless broadband access solutions based on 3G and 4G WCDMA (HSPA & UMTS), CDMA and GSM technologies. Novatel Wireless' USB modems, embedded modules, Intelligent Mobile Hotspot products and software enable high-speed wireless Internet access on leading wireless data networks. The Company delivers specialized wireless solutions to carriers, distributors, OEMs and vertical markets worldwide. Headquartered in San Diego, California, Novatel Wireless is listed on NASDAQ: NVTL. For more information please visit www.novatelwireless.com. (NVTLG)
Bell is Canada's largest communications company, providing consumers with solutions to all their communications needs, including telephone services, wireless communications, high-speed Internet, digital television and voice over IP. Bell also offers integrated information and communications technology (ICT) services to businesses and governments, and is the Virtual Chief Information Officer (VCIO) to small and medium businesses (SMBs). Bell is proud to be a Premier National Partner and the exclusive Telecommunications Partner to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Bell is wholly owned by BCE Inc. For information on Bell's products and services, please visit www.bell.ca. For corporate information on BCE, please visit www.bce.ca
This release may contain forward-looking statements, which are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended to date. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. A number of important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements contained herein. These factors include risks relating to technological changes, new product introductions, continued acceptance of Novatel Wireless' products and dependence on intellectual property rights. These factors, as well as other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially, are discussed in more detail in Novatel Wireless' filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (available at www.sec.gov) and other regulatory agencies.
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