Sprint Novatel MiFi 500 LTE Mobile Hotspot Review


Novatel Wireless’ MiFi 500 LTE for Sprint Corp.’s 4G LTE and 3G CDMA/EV-DO networks is a powerful device with a lot of flexibility, but one whose full potential is not quite realized yet given Sprint’s more limited 4G LTE footprint. At its heart, the MiFi 500 LTE doesn’t deviate from Novatel’s successful strategy with its […]

Sprint Launches Three New Tri-Band LTE Modems

Netgear Zing hotspot for Sprint.

Though Sprint’s LTE network hasn’t been the speediest so far in recent speedtests, that may change as the carrier is using all of its spectrum to increase capacity on 4G and deliver the best experience. Rather than locking LTE to a single band, like what many of its rivals are doing, Sprint will soon be […]

AT&T Novatel Mobile Hotspot MiFi Liberate Review


AT&T’s Mobile Hotspot MiFi Liberate from Novatel Wireless is a fantastic companion for road warriors as it combines a great looking, easy-to-use touchscreen with reliable 4G data speeds, high-quality battery life and the ability to host up to 10 Wi-Fi enabled devices. Novatel Wireless’ Mobile Hotspot MiFi Liberate for AT&T doesn’t look like a MiFi […]

Verizon Novatel MiFi Jetpack 4620L Review: Editor’s Choice


When Novatel Wireless had launched its original MiFi mobile hotspot a few years ago, it was instantly one of the best device in a mobile road warrior’s arsenal. With a compact credit card size and the ability to connect up to five WiFi-enabled devices to Verizon’s 3G CDMA/EVDO network, the original MiFi offered an easy […]

Novatel Jetpack MiFi 4620L Coming to Verizon on April 12


After unveiling two new Jetpack mobile hotspot units at the Consumer Electronics Show, Verizon Wireless has confirmed that the Novetel MiFi 4620L Jetpack 4G mobile hotspot unit will be coming to stores and retail channels starting April 12. The updated unit from last year’s MiFi unit now supports up to 10 connections so you can […]

Novatel JetPack MiFi 4620L Hands On (Video)

Novatel Jetpack MiFi 4620L

The JetPack MiFi for Verizon was announced at CES 2012 this week, and I was able to stop by the Novatel booth to go hands on with the new 4G LTE hotspot. The Novatel JetPack MiFi 4620L has an OLED display that offers fast, and understandable, access to your signal strength, battery life and even shows you text messages sent […]

New Verizon 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot Commercial

Verizon Wireless Mobile Hotspot MiFi 4510L

A new commercial for the Verizon 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot 4510L hit the airwaves and the company’s YouTube channel touting the benefits of a 4G hotspot for users. The updated MiFi will deliver both 4G and 3G connections to up to five devices through the Verizon network depending on your location. What you get is […]

Is Verizon’s 4G LTE Network Down?


It’s unclear if Verizon’s 4G LTE network is down, but at least in the San Francisco Bay Area, California, various 4G devices–MiFi mobile hotspot routers, a few 4G LTE Android smartphones, and a USB modem–refused to connect to Verizon’s 4G LTE network, indicating that there may be network issues at least in the San Francisco […]

AT&T Novatel MiFi 2372 Mobile Hotspot with DLNA Review

AT&T Novatel MiFi 2372

We have already reviewed AT&T and Novatel’s MiFi 2372 Mobile Hotspot device not once but twice in the past. However, when we reviewed it back then, it was missing a major feature, one that it acquired through a software update in April. That feature of course is DLNA media streaming and one that makes the […]

Verizon Novatel MiFi 4510L 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot Review (Video)


At first glance, the Verizon MiFi 4510L 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot router from Novatel bears a lot in common to the Sprint MiFi 3G/4G mobile hotspot, also made by Novatel, but under the hood, there are a few subtle differences. Both units promise to connect you to their respective carrier’s 3G or 4G networks where […]

Review: Sprint MiFi 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot (Video)


With the Sprint MiFi 3G/4G mobile hotspot from Novatel, gone are the days of searching out for free or paid hotspots at cafes and bookstores.Users of Sprint’s MiFi 3G/4G mobile hotspot can connect and share the same mobile broadband data access plan with up to 5 other devices over WiFi with speeds of between 3-6 […]

Verizon Joins Sprint in Offering Novatel MiFi 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot


Verizon Wireless has gone ahead and announced its own 3G/4G MiFi portable mobile hotspot unit made by Novatel. The unit was initially shown at the Consumer Electronics Show this year and now Verizon has gone ahead and made the device available for $100 with a two-year contract with discounts and rebates and $270 sans any […]

Sprint Finally Announces 3G/4G MiFi Pricing and Dates


If you’ve been waiting to hear when Sprint would announce its 3G/4G MiFi card you can stop waiting. Sprint made the announcement recently. The new card from Novatel, now called the Sprint MiFi 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot by Novatel Wireless, will cost $79.99 with a two year contract or eligible upgrade. Data plans start at $49.99 […]

Verizon USB551l 4G LTE Modem Arrives March 31st

Verizon USB551l 4G LTE Modem

In addition to the Samsung 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot device that Verizon just launched, the company has also announced the availability and pricing their Novatel-made Verizon USB551l 4G LTE Modem. The Verizon USB551L 4G LTE modem is an extremely portable device that will offer Verizon customers download speeds of 5 to 12 Mbps and upload […]

A Sprint Hotspot Customer No Longer…


For the first time in five years I’m without a wireless modem, which means I can’t get online with one of my notebooks when I’m out of range of a fixed WiFi hotspot. I just returned my Sierra Wireless Overdrive to a Sprint store and am not on the hunt for alternatives. I first picked […]

Sprint 4G MiFi Card Delayed Until March 20


One of the reports at CES 2011 was that Sprint would be releasing a 3G/4G Novatel MiFi card for sale on February 27. Well, we’re now a few days into March and of course there has been no announcement. Apparently, the debut of the 4G MiFi card will be later this month, with some sources […]

AT&T Novatel MiFi 2372 Review (Video)


While Xavier’s been over the Sprint Overdrive, a 3G/4G mobile hotspot that’s made by Sierra Wireless to compete with Sprint’s original Novatel 3G MiFi, one possible alternative, which may be better for people in Xavier’s position, for a mobile broadband Internet connection on the go that’s sharable with up to five devices is AT&T’s MiFi […]