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Novatel Wireless Begins Commercial Shipments of Multiple 4G Mobile Broadband Solutions

SAN DIEGO, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novatel Wireless (NASDAQ: NVTL), a leading provider of wireless broadband solutions, is now shipping a number of new mobile broadband devices across multiple form factors and air interfaces that operate on the latest fourth-generation cellular technology.

Products being shipped include various versions of the MiFi® family of Intelligent Mobile Hotspots and USB modems.

Early reviews of Novatel Wireless' new products have been very positive. "I give the Novatel MiFi 3G/ least a nine out of 10, most likely a flawless 10 out of 10. Indeed, I have not tried a product that's as good as this one in the market today," wrote Anton Wahlman for The Street.

"This has been among the most ambitious development initiatives in our company's history, with new products being commercialized across numerous form factors and next-generation 4G air interfaces, including Dual-Carrier HSPA+, LTE and WiMAX," stated Peter Leparulo, CEO of Novatel Wireless.

"Each of these is a best-in-class product, and we have already won five industry awards, from Editors' Choice distinctions, to 'Best of' lists, to awards at major wireless associations and tradeshows, including PC Magazine's Editors' Choice and CTIA Emerging Technology Awards," said Mr. Leparulo. "Moving forward, we expect our 4G portfolio to continue with our family of 4G embedded modules that will enable notebooks, netbooks, tablets and other devices to connect wirelessly to the Internet by accessing a cellular network. We are working closely with a number of leading OEMs as we prepare for new product introductions."


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 and MiFi are trademarks of Novatel Wireless, Inc. 



Charlotte Rubin

Novatel Wireless

[email protected]

(858) 812-3431


William A. Walkowiak, CFA

VP — Finance & Investor Relations

Novatel Wireless

(858) 431-3711

[email protected]

SOURCE Novatel Wireless

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