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Verizon Wireless Introduces Novatel Wireless PC770

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., and SAN DIEGO, July 17, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- Verizon Wireless and Novatel Wireless (Nasdaq: NVTL), a leading provider of wireless broadband solutions, today announced that the PC770 2-in-1 PC Card and Express Card will be available on Sunday at, through business sales channels and by calling 1-800-2 JOIN IN. The PC770 gives customers access to Verizon Wireless' Mobile Broadband service, which provides fast access to e-mail, corporate data, the Internet and more.


Key features:

    --  Runs on Verizon Wireless' high-speed network, which uses
        Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) Revision A (Rev. A) technology
    --  Uses NovaSpeed technology that enables high-speed simultaneous uploads
        and downloads
    --  Includes VZAccess Manager software for easy connection management and
        automatic installation

    --  2-in-1 card includes an adapter so the PC770 can be used with an
        ExpressCard or a PC peripheral interface slot and is compatible with
        both PC and Mac notebook computers

Lifestyle features:

    --  Ideal for individuals and organizations making the transition from PC
        Cards to the newer ExpressCard format

    --  Addresses the flexibility that enterprise customers require in their
        mobile broadband solutions

Price and availability:

    --  The PC770 will be in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores on Aug. 2.
        It will be available for $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new
        two-year customer agreement. Customers will receive the rebate in the
        form of a debit card; upon receipt, customers may use the card as cash
        anywhere debit cards are accepted.

    --  For additional information on any Verizon Wireless products and
        services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2
        JOIN IN or go to Business customers may contact
        a Verizon Wireless Business Sales Representative directly at

About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable and largest wireless voice and data network, serving more than 86.6 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 86,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, visit To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at

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 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, logo, and PC770 are trademarks of Novatel Wireless, Inc. Other product or service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.

SOURCE Verizon Wireless

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