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Novatel Wireless Ovation U727 USB Modem Wins PC Magazine Editors' Choice Award

SAN DIEGO, Jun 10, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Novatel Wireless, Inc., (Nasdaq: NVTL), a leading provider of wireless broadband solutions, today announced the Ovation(TM) U727 USB modem has won an Editor's Choice Award from PC Magazine, a distinction honoring products and services that rise above similar products in their respective categories. The full article can be seen at,2817,2316928,00.asp

Optimized for high-speed, EVDO Rev. A Networks, the Ovation U727 plugs directly into a computer's USB port, enabling users to surf the Web, check email and access important business documents with speeds similar to those of a cable or DSL connection.

Throughout extensive testing of mobile broadband product offerings by PC Magazine analysts, the Ovation U727 consistently provided the fastest average download/uplink speeds, beating out the latest USB modem offerings from competitors. Also receiving high marks in the review was the U727's onboard GPS capability, which leverages both autonomous and assisted GPS and enabled PC Magazine's reviewers to pinpoint their location, even in the "challenging terrain of midtown Manhattan."

"The great efficiency, reliability and blazing speed of the U727 provides the ultimate tool for connecting to the Internet anytime, anywhere," said Peter Leparulo, CEO of Novatel Wireless. "It's a great honor to be recognized once again by PC Magazine for producing best-in-class mobile data solutions."


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(TM) PC Cards and ExpressCards, Expedite(R) Embedded Modules, MobiLink(TM) Communications Software Suite, Ovation(TM) Fixed Mobile Convergence Products and Conversa(TM) Software Suite 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.

(C) 2007 Novatel Wireless. All rights reserved. The Novatel Wireless logo and Ovation are trademarks of Novatel Wireless, Inc. Other product or service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.

SOURCE: Novatel Wireless

Novatel Wireless
Patty Goodwin, 858-431-3726
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