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Novatel Wireless Receives JATE and TELEC Certifications for MiFi(TM) 2372 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot

SAN DIEGO, Jan 26, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- Novatel Wireless (Nasdaq: NVTL), a leading provider of wireless broadband solutions, today announced that it has received JATE (Japan Approvals Institute for Telecommunications Terminal Equipment) and TELEC Certifications for its MiFi(TM) 2372 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot.

The MiFi 2372 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot represents a new category of mobile broadband device supporting a rich application environment for both enterprise customers and consumers. The device creates a portable, personal cloud of high-speed Internet connectivity that can be shared between multiple users and up to five Wi-Fi enabled devices such as laptops, MIDs, UMPCs, smartphones, cameras, gaming devices or portable media players. MiFi provides freedom from Wi-Fi hotspots, allowing users to bring Internet access anywhere and share that access with a set of Wi-Fi enabled devices.

JATE provides technical conditions compliance certifications for telecommunications terminal equipment and promotes the development, standardization, and reliability of telecommunications systems and the smooth installation of terminal equipment. TELEC certification provides validation of conformity with the technical requirements of Japanese Radio Law.

"Receiving these industry certifications validates that MiFi meets technical and legal requirements in Japan, while ensuring compliance with industry standards and best practices," said Rob Hadley, CMO, Novatel Wireless. "Certification allows us to convey confidence to our customers and partners that we provide the industry's most trusted and innovative mobile connectivity solutions. Consumers, families and business users across Japan will benefit from the innovation and simplicity of MiFi, allowing multiple users to stay connected from virtually anywhere they go."


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 (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) 2010 Novatel Wireless. All rights reserved. The Novatel Wireless name, logo and MiFi are trademarks of Novatel Wireless, Inc. Other product or service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.

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               Novatel Wireless            Nadel Phelan for Novatel Wireless
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SOURCE Novatel Wireless, Inc.

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