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Novatel Wireless Launches Ovation MC760 Micro Modem

SAN DIEGO, Nov 10, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Novatel Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVTL), a leading provider of wireless broadband solutions, today announced the continued evolution of its USB product line with the introduction of the Ovation MC760 Micro Modem. The MC760 is the world's smallest EVDO Rev. A USB modem, weighing less than an ounce and measuring just over two inches long.

The MC760 supports all computing devices equipped with Type A USB ports, including most desktops and notebooks, to provide instant mobile broadband access anywhere a cellular signal is available. With out of the box support for a variety of operating systems, including Windows® (Vista, XP, 2000), Mac® and Linux, the MC760 enables users to surf the Internet, check email and access important business documents with speeds faster than most cable or DSL connections.

With numerous standard features, including on-board GPS, the MC760's durable design includes an integrated microSD slot, capable of storing up to 8GB of files, videos or music with the use of a hot-swappable SD storage card (sold separately). The MC760 features an advanced internal dual band antenna system that includes diversity for enhanced performance on network fringe areas. The MC760 also features a service status LED indicator that displays the device's connection status. Mobilink Lite Connection Manager Software is included to simplify set-up and navigation through the MC760's vast feature set.

"The launch of the MC760 reinforces our commitment to deliver the most advanced mobile broadband solutions for our customers," said Peter Leparulo, chairman and CEO, Novatel Wireless. "The MC760 is perfect for those seeking an extremely light, compact, plug-and-play USB modem to accompany their mobile lifestyle."

Pricing and Availability

The Ovation MC760 will be commercially available this quarter through a variety of Novatel Wireless's tier-one operator customers.


Novatel Wireless, Inc. is revolutionizing wireless communications. The Company is a leader in the design and development of innovative wireless broadband access solutions based on 3G WCDMA (HSDPA & UMTS), CDMA and GSM technologies. Novatel Wireless' Merlin PC Cards and ExpressCards®, Expedite® Embedded Modules, MobiLink Communications Software Suite, Ovation Fixed Mobile Convergence Products enable high-speed wireless access. The Company delivers innovative 3G solutions to operators, distributors 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.

© 2008 Novatel Wireless. All rights reserved. The Novatel Wireless logo and name 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 
Patty Goodwin, 858-431-3726 
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Mike Kelly, 831-440-2403 
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