Novatel Wireless 4G LTE MiFi Awarded CES Best in Show from Notebooks.com

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Novatel Wireless, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVTL), a leading provider of intelligent wireless solutions, today announced that Notebooks.com has awarded the new Verizon Jetpack™ 4G LTE MiFi® 4620L Intelligent Mobile Hotspot the Best of CES 2012 award in the category of Notebook Accessories.

The MiFi platform represents the industry's first Intelligent Mobile Hotspot, a new category of mobile broadband devices that lets users put their world of content, services and connectivity in the palm of their hand. The MiFi platform, now with 4G mobile broadband speeds, creates a personal cloud of high-speed Internet connectivity that can be easily shared among multiple users and up to 10 Wi-Fi enabled devices, such as laptops, netbooks, tablets, gaming devices and multimedia players. The MiFi Intelligent Mobile Hotspot serves as an open platform capable of hosting advanced software applications and is flexible enough to address the continued evolution of mobile broadband.

With the new MiFi 4620L, users can now access blazing fast mobile broadband conveniently when traveling worldwide, as the device is compatible with several international networks. With the new interactive OLED display screen, users can easily scroll to view battery life, check signal strength, check the number of connected devices, read text messages, view network details, access the device's password and more. The MiFi 4620L is the first product to support GPS over Wi-Fi, enabling applications to access streaming GPS (NMEA) services wirelessly. The MiFi 4620L is the next generation in the Novatel Wireless MiFi Intelligent Mobile Hotspot portfolio for Verizon Wireless, built on award-winning innovation and design, proven performance and industry leading user experience.

"We are honored to have the latest in the 4G MiFi Intelligent Mobile Hotspot product line recognized for its unrivaled speed, functionality, flexibility and convenience," said Rob Hadley, CMO of Novatel Wireless. "This award highlights Novatel Wireless' ongoing commitment to delivering the most innovative mobile broadband solutions to our customers with a focus on performance, ease-of-use, added functionality and industrial design."

ABOUT NOVATEL WIRELESS
Novatel Wireless, Inc. is a leader in the design and development of intelligent wireless solutions based on 2G, 3G and 4G technologies providing wireless connectivity. The Company delivers specialized wireless solutions to carriers, distributors, retailers, OEMs and vertical markets worldwide. Novatel Wireless' Intelligent Mobile Hotspot products, software, USB modems, embedded modules and smart M2M modules provide innovative anywhere, anytime communications solutions for consumers and enterprises. Headquartered in San Diego, California, Novatel Wireless is listed on NASDAQ: NVTL. For more information please visit www.novatelwireless.com. (NVTLG)

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.

(C) 2012 Novatel Wireless.  All rights reserved.  The Novatel Wireless name and logo and MiFi are trademarks of Novatel Wireless, Inc.  Other product or service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.

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