SAN DIEGO, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Novatel Wireless, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVTL), a leading provider of intelligent wireless solutions, today announced that PC Magazine has awarded the new MiFi® 4620L Intelligent Mobile Hotspot Editor's Choice in the category of Cellular Modems.
The MiFi brand has become synonymous with ease use, advanced feature functionality, and reliability. Citing these elements, PC Magazine stated that the MiFi 4620L "has pretty much everything you could want from a cellular modem. It's got fast 4G LTE speeds, an excellent interactive status indicator, and an external antenna port for improved reception. Oh yeah, and you can use it almost anywhere in the world, too."
It continued, "we were able to get 7 hours and 16 minutes of LTE streaming with it, which is exceptional."
The MiFi 4620L creates a personal Wi-Fi cloud, capable of sharing high-speed 4G LTE and 3G mobile broadband Internet connectivity with up to 10 Wi-Fi enabled devices simultaneously, such as laptops, tablets, gaming devices and multimedia players. The MiFi 4620L is also a Global Ready device, giving international travelers Web access in more than 205 countries, providing the ultimate online experience for users wanting to stay connected while traveling abroad. An upgradeable battery pack will be available for purchase soon, doubling the life of the MiFi to up to nine hours. In addition to a multicolor LED status indicator, the MiFi 4620L also features an interactive OLED display on the face of the device, allowing customers to scroll through menu options, check security settings, view battery life, display data usage alerts and much more. The MiFi 4620L is the first product to support GPS over Wi-Fi, enabling applications to wirelessly access streaming GPS (NMEA) services. Built on award-winning innovation and design, proven performance and industry leading user experience, the MiFi 4620L is the next generation in the Novatel Wireless MiFi Intelligent Mobile Hotspot portfolio.
"The MiFi 4620L showcases the latest in the Intelligent Mobile Hotspot product line, delivering unparalleled performance and added functionality all while maintaining ease-of-use and a focus on industrial design," said Rob Hadley, CMO of Novatel Wireless. "This distinction from PC Magazine highlights Novatel Wireless' commitment to delivering the most innovative mobile broadband solutions to our customers."
Since its introduction, Novatel Wireless' MiFi branded products have commercially launched with 25 operators worldwide and have received more than 40 major industry awards and accolades including Time Magazine's ALL-TIME 100 Gadgets, GSMA Global Mobile Awards, CTIA E-Tech Awards and Hot for the Holiday's, CES 2010 Best Enabling Technology, NY Times' Pogie Awards Best Tech Ideas, Laptop Magazine's Editors' Choice, notebooks.com Best of CES, etc.
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Novatel Wireless, Inc. is a leader in the design and development of intelligent wireless solutions based on 2G, 3G and 4G technologies providing wireless connectivity. The Company delivers specialized wireless solutions to carriers, distributors, retailers, OEMs and vertical markets worldwide. Novatel Wireless' Intelligent Mobile Hotspot products, software, USB modems, embedded modules and smart M2M modules provide innovative anywhere, anytime communications solutions for consumers and enterprises. Headquartered in San Diego, California, Novatel Wireless is listed onNASDAQ: NVTL. For more information please visit www.novatelwireless.com. (NVTLG)
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