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Novatel Wireless Identifies Key MiFi Intelligent Mobile Hotspot Patents

SAN DIEGO, Jul 29, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Novatel Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVTL), a leading provider of wireless broadband solutions, today identified key patents related to its MiFi Mobile Intelligent Hotspot family of products. The key Novatel Wireless patents include:

Patent "039" - Complete Message Delivery to Multi-mode Communications Device

Patent "481" - Systems and Methods for Intelligent Inter-system Handoff

Patent "098" - Radio Telephone Using Received Signal Strength in Controlling Transmission Power

Patent "715" - Systems and Methods for Multi-mode Wireless Modem

Patent "737" (Scheduled to be issued 8/11/09) - Systems and Methods for Secure Communication Over a Wireless Network

"With the introduction of MiFi, Novatel Wireless has successfully created a completely novel product category called Intelligent Mobile Hotspots," said Peter Leparulo, chairman and CEO of Novatel Wireless. "This new category enables people to create a personal cloud of high speed internet connectivity and connect multiple WiFi-enabled devices simultaneously. The strength of our technology portfolio, including these key patents and 14 additional MiFi-related patent applications, gives us confidence that we have created a solid foundation on which to build and extend our leadership position with the MiFi family of products."

Novatel Wireless holds 32 issued and allowed U.S. patents, with 53 additional patent applications worldwide.


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 (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) 2009 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.

SOURCE: Novatel Wireless, Inc.

Novatel Wireless
Julie Cunningham, 858-431-3711
[email protected]
Nadel Phelan
Cara Sloman, 831-440-2411
[email protected]

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