Novatel Wireless MiFi Wins 2010 Mobile News Awards

SAN DIEGO, Apr 05, 2010 (PR Newswire Europe via COMTEX News Network) -- Industry's First Intelligent Mobile Hotspot Named Most Innovative Product (non-Handset)

Novatel Wireless (Nasdaq: NVTL), a leading provider of wireless broadband solutions, is pleased to announce that its MiFi(TM) Intelligent Mobile Hotspot has been named the Most Innovative Product (non-Handset) in the 2010 Mobile News Awards.

The MiFi platform represents the industry's first Intelligent Mobile Hotspot, a new category of mobile broadband that lets users put their world of content, services and connectivity in their pocket. Unlike existing router solutions that require an external broadband modem and serve only to provide connectivity, the MiFi platform creates a personal cloud of high-speed Internet connectivity that can be easily shared between multiple users and up to five Wi-Fi devices such as laptops, cameras, gaming devices and multimedia players. The MiFi Intelligent Mobile Hotspot serves as an intelligent, open platform capable of hosting advanced software applications and is flexible enough to address the continued evolution of mobile broadband.

"This recognition from Mobile News highlights the unrivaled functionality, flexibility and convenience of the MiFi Intelligent Mobile Hotspot product line, as well as Novatel Wireless' ongoing dedication to leading the industry with innovative mobile connectivity solutions for our customers," said Rob Hadley, CMO, Novatel Wireless. "It is an honor to be named the winner of this global, industry wide competition."

ABOUT NOVATEL WIRELESS

Novatel Wireless, Inc. is a leader in the design and development of innovative wireless broadband access solutions based on 3G and 4G technologies. Novatel Wireless' Intelligent Mobile Hotspot products, software, USB modems and embedded modules 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 www.novatelwireless.com. (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 www.sec.gov) and other regulatory agencies.

(C) 2010 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.

Contacts: Julie Cunningham      Cara Sloman
              Novatel Wireless      Nadel Phelan
              +1-858-431-3711       +1-831-440-2411
              [email protected]           [email protected]
Julie Cunningham of Novatel Wireless, +1-858-431-3711, [email protected]; or Cara
Sloman of Nadel Phelan, +1-831-440-2411, [email protected], for Novatel
Wireless

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