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Novatel Wireless Adds Expedite® E373 Embedded Module to Its LTE Portfolio

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile World Congress -- Novatel Wireless, Inc., (Nasdaq: NVTL) a leading provider of wireless broadband solutions, today introduces the Expedite® E373 embedded module, extending its innovative embedded mobile broadband portfolio for LTE connectivity worldwide.

"Carriers' upgrades to LTE are creating increased demand for embedded solutions," says Rob Hadley, CMO of Novatel Wireless. "With the Expedite E373, we are now extending our LTE embedded-module portfolio, leading design, integration and certification services and software expertise to serve our European carrier partners as they rollout LTE networks."

Novatel Wireless already has multiple design wins under its belt for LTE embedded modules with tier-one OEMs and carriers. In January 2011 at the Consumer Electronics Show, demonstrating the range of potential embedded applications, Novatel Wireless showed its LTE embedded solution in a wide variety of devices and platforms with six OEM partners, including Cisco, Consert, Dell, HP, SerComm and TouchTunes, at Verizon Wireless' booth.

Building on the proven performance of the Expedite product line, Novatel Wireless' LTE embedded modules are optimized for power efficiency, thermal performance and weight. The modules further expand service possibilities for target devices by providing enhanced GPS capabilities, allowing users to retrieve position data for navigation and location-based applications. Additional key features include Novatel Wireless' superior Connection Manager — Mobilink 3 - supporting Windows 7, Vista and XP. A rich set of APIs is also available to developers through the software development kit. The solution is powered by Qualcomm's MDM9200™ multi-mode 3G/LTE chipsets and provides support for LTE with theoretical download speeds of up to 100 Mbps and with backward compatibility to dual carrier HSPA+, UMTS, EDGE and GPRS.

Novatel Wireless' suite of embedded modules provides innovative solutions to integrate high-speed data connectivity into notebooks, netbooks, tablets and other portable entertainment devices. As the leading provider of mobile broadband solutions, Novatel Wireless' embedded portfolio builds on proven performance, high efficiency and compact design offering industry-leading flexibility, convenience and reliability.

Novatel Wireless' LTE embedded modules are launching commercially during 2011 aligned with carriers LTE roll-out and OEMs platform deployments.

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 (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 and other regulatory agencies.

(C) 2011 Novatel Wireless, Inc.  All rights reserved.  The Novatel Wireless name and logo, Expedite and Mobilink are trademarks of Novatel Wireless, Inc.  Other Company, product or service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.


Charlotte Rubin

Cara Sloman

Novatel Wireless

Nadel Phelan

(858) 812-3431

(831) 440-2411

[email protected]

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SOURCE Novatel Wireless, Inc.

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