Novatel Wireless and Mobilx Sign Agreement for Distribution of MiFi 2352 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot
SAN DIEGO, Jul 08, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Novatel Wireless, Inc. (Nasdaq:NVTL), a provider of wireless broadband access solutions and Mobilx, a distributor and e-tailer for data mobility offerings, have signed an agreement for the distribution of the Novatel Wireless MiFi Intelligent Mobile Hotspot to the Mobilx reseller channel throughout Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle East.
Mobilx will be shipping the MiFi 2352, the industry's first Intelligent Mobile Hotspot that creates a personal cloud of high-speed Internet connectivity that can be easily shared between multiple users and up to five Wi-Fi devices such as laptops, cameras, gaming devices and multimedia players. The device enables users to access high-speed Internet connectivity from anywhere there is a cellular connection, including moving trains or vehicles.
"Our reseller partners in Eastern Europe and the Middle East have benefited from the innovative connectivity solutions from Novatel for home, SMB and enterprise customers," said Akos Gulyas, chief executive officer of Mobilx. "We are proud to offer Novatel products because they consistently deliver unique, high-quality solutions that ensure customer satisfaction and exceed expectations."
The combination of internal (ROM) storage, up to 16GB of expandable memory via MicroSD and on-board GPS capabilities create a flexible and robust platform capable of supporting a variety of location-based applications and enabling the storage of personal content such as music, video and pictures. MiFi does not require any type of installation or previously installed software. Users simply need to turn on the unit to connect to Wi-Fi enabled handsets or devices.
"As 3G wireless broadband networks become ubiquitous throughout Eastern Europe and the Middle East, mobile users will turn to value-added distributors like Mobilx for their wireless solutions," said Rob Hadley, CMO of Novatel Wireless. "As a leading distributor of mobile solutions, we recognize that Mobilx has the industry knowledge and steadfast customers that will continue to enhance our presence in the region."
MiFi is currently available through Mobilx's website: www.mobilx.eu
Mobilx is an added value distributor and e-commerce retailer for data mobility solutions, with a technical pre and post sales support centre in Debrecen, Hungary. They cover a wide market from Central-Eastern Europe into Middle East and beyond, and pride themselves on their logistics and technical support values. For more information on Mobilx visit www.mobilx.eu
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)
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.
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