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Novatel Wireless Announces MiFi Labs Engineering Services for OEMs

SAN DIEGO, March 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Novatel Wireless, Inc., (Nasdaq:MIFI), a leading provider of wireless solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced the official launch of the Novatel Wireless MiFi Labs Engineering Services ( Novatel Wireless's expanded engineering and certification services offering to the IoT ecosystem leverages the company's proven expertise in the wireless arena. Key areas of discipline are in design, antenna testing, carrier and regulatory certification. The company's end to end product experience provides assistance to customers in design, quality and timely delivery of their innovations to the IoT marketplace.

MiFi Labs ( provide customers access to A2LA accredited and CTIA® certified antenna test labs during any stage of the product development cycle. This is in addition to enabling software and reference designs which are proven to cut development cycles significantly. Clients benefit from the efficiencies gained in leveraging these combined resources, long standing carrier relationships and state of the art equipment in one comprehensive ISO/IEC certified program.

This comprehensive service offering is a natural extension of Novatel Wireless' extensive capabilities and experience in wireless solutions for mobile computing, connected car, home automation, telemetry applications, embedded solutions, and also wearables.

A pioneer in mobile broadband technologies, Novatel Wireless has been working closely with regulatory and standards bodies for over 20 years and is a longstanding member of both CTIA® and PTCRB.

Specific technical services include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Carrier Certification
  • 3rd Party Lab Management
  • Debugging and Failure Analysis
  • Antenna Design and Testing
  • OTA Performance Testing
  • SAR Prescreening
  • Industry Standards compliance, including Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth®
  • Support for FCC, CE, IC, Anatel and other Global Regulatory Bodies
  • PTCRB/GCF/CTIA Certification
  • Field Testing Pre-FIT and Formal Fit

"IoT is a fragmented industry with many moving parts. Novatel Wireless is helping partners simplify the complexities of IoT by dramatically shortening the product development cycle through this offering," says John Wu, Vice President of Engineering for Novatel Wireless. "It has been a privilege for us to collaborate with leaders in this space and we're excited to expand our commitment to the IoT by offering our resources in an environment where innovators can bring their ideas to life."

Novatel Wireless MiFi Labs program ( has performed testing, certification, reference design and other services for major IT and IoT equipment manufacturers. Past projects involved embedded wireless solutions for most PC/Notebook manufacturers including design, engineering and certification services. Key recent engineering services include the 4G live streaming Liquid Image® wearable action sports camera, Model 800 EGO LS, showcased this week at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

About Novatel Wireless

Novatel Wireless, Inc. (Nasdaq:MIFI) is a leader in the design and development of M2M wireless solutions based on 2G, 3G and 4G technologies. The Company delivers Internet of Things (IoT) and Cloud SAAS services to carriers, distributors, retailers, OEMs and vertical markets worldwide. Product lines include MiFi® Intelligent Mobile Hotspots, USB modems, Expedite® and Enabler embedded modules, Mobile Tracking Solutions, and Asset Tracking Solutions. These innovative products provide anywhere, anytime communications solutions for consumers and enterprises. Novatel Wireless is headquartered in San Diego, California. @MiFi (Twitter)

MiFi is a registered trademark of Novatel Wireless, Inc. - the creators and patent holders of MiFi technology.

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.

CONTACT: Editorial Contacts:

         For Novatel Wireless

         Anette Gaven

         [email protected]


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