Novatel Wireless Ovation MC760 USB Micro Modem Wins PC Magazine Editors' Choice Award
SAN DIEGO, Mar 09, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Novatel Wireless, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVTL), a leading provider of wireless broadband solutions, today announced the Ovation MC760 USB Micro Modem has won an Editors' 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 http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2342491,00.asp.
The MC760 is the world's smallest EVDO Rev. A USB modem, weighing less than an ounce and measuring just over two inches long. The MC760 supports all computing devices equipped with Type A USB ports, including most desktops, notebooks and PDAs, to provide instant mobile broadband access anywhere a cellular signal is available. With out of the box support for a variety of operating systems, the MC760 enables users to surf the Internet, check email and access important business documents with speeds faster than most cable or DSL connections.
With numerous standard features, including on-board GPS, the MC760's durable design includes an integrated microSD slot, capable of storing up to 8GB of files, videos or music with the use of a hot-swappable SD storage card (sold separately). The MC760 features an advanced internal dual band antenna system that includes diversity for enhanced performance on network fringe areas.
In praising the MC760's innovative technology, PC Magazine stated: "The MC760 consistently did the best on our speed tests."
"We are honored to have the Ovation MC760 USB Modem recognized by PC Magazine as the best choice for connecting to Verizon's nationwide 3G network," said Peter Leparulo, chairman and CEO of Novatel Wireless. "For the second year in a row our modems have been touted for their excellent performance, which is further testament to our commitment to produce the best-in-class mobile data solutions for our customers."
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 www.novatelwireless.com. (NVTLG)
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