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Beyond Wi-Fi: The MiFi(R) 6620L Lands on Verizon Wireless Sept 29

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Novatel Wireless, Inc. (Nasdaq:NVTL), a leading provider of solutions for the Internet of Things, today announced the launch of the new Verizon Jetpack® Mobile Hotspot 4G LTE/XLTE MiFi® 6620L – the most advanced Jetpack from Verizon Wireless (Nasdaq:VZ). Availability starts September 29 online at www.verizonwireless.com and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores, October 2 for $49.99, after a mail-in rebate debit card with a two-year contract.

The MiFi 6620L is the first Verizon Wireless Jetpack that securely connects up to 15 devices to the Verizon XLTE network supporting up to 20 hours of use on a single charge, and in some cases more. It uniquely offers a built-in universal charging feature for external devices needing a battery boost, such as smartphones and tablets, without compromising performance and connectivity.

Apple®Inc., with its iPhone® 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices, and now Novatel Wireless with the MiFi 6620L, are among the leading OEMs to deploy devices based on the Qualcomm MDM9625 chipset, which results in significantly reduced power consumption and a remarkable increase in LTE performance.

The MiFi 6620L supports Verizon 4G LTE, XLTE, and is Global ready supporting a number of bands for connectivity in over 200 countries. Redefining the need for speed, it is the only device of its kind engineered with Novatel Wireless' patented performance optimization technology.

"Today we are introducing the most powerful Verizon Jetpack Mobile Hotspot 4G LTE/XLTE MiFi ever," said Slim Souissi, President and COO of Novatel Wireless. "The MiFi brand of devices set the gold-standard in mobile broadband and the combination of world class engineering and cutting edge technology further demonstrates our commitment to innovation and the best user-experience for our customers."

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

User Friendly Design

  • 2" intuitive color display with touch-keys for easy navigation to view real-time data use meter, password access, and other device details.
  • Designed for accessibility with textured access buttons and audible alerts for the visually impaired.
  • On-board help, right at your fingertips.

Advanced Security with Parental Controls

  • Enterprise-grade protection and VPN pass-through
  • Parental controls (website and device blocking)
  • MAC Address filtering
  • Port filtering
  • Wi-Fi Privacy Separation
  • Hacker prevention features (Anti-CSRF, Session Timeout, Block Retry Attempts, Password Hash)

The only UL 2853 Certified Verizon Wireless Jetpack

  • The MiFi 6620L reflects environmentally preferable, conflict-free materials and sustainable manufacturing, minimizing environmental impact.

About Novatel Wireless

Novatel Wireless, Inc. (Nasdaq:NVTL) is a leader in the design and development of M2M wireless solutions based on 2G, 3G and 4G technologies. The Company delivers Internet of Things (IoT) and Cloud SAAS services to carriers, distributors, retailers, OEMs and vertical markets worldwide. Product lines include MiFi® Intelligent Mobile Hotspots, USB modems, Expedite® and Enabler embedded modules, Mobile Tracking Solutions, and Asset Tracking Solutions. These innovative products provide anywhere, anytime communications solutions for consumers and enterprises. Novatel Wireless is headquartered in San Diego, California. http://www.nvtl.com. @MiFihotspot (Facebook and Twitter)

MiFi is a registered trademark of Novatel Wireless, Inc. – the creators and patent holders of MiFi Intelligent Mobile Hotspots.

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.

CONTACT: Editorial Contact: Anette Gaven agaven@nvtl.com 619.993.3058

Source:Novatel Wireless, Inc.