Novatel’s MiFi cards have been a big hit on Verizon and Sprint. AT&T and T-Mobile customers can soon get in on the action of carrying their own hotspot around in their pocket. Novatel is announcing a the MiFi 2372 HSPA version which should allow usage in most corners of the world where you can get a signal via HSPA, UMTS, EDGE and GPRS.
Of course this just means that AT&T’s network will continue to crumble around its ears once they make these available.
Press Release after the jump.
Global HSPA Edition Brings Intelligent Mobile Hotspot Capability to Virtually Anywhere in the World
SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Novatel Wireless, Inc. (Nasdaq:NVTL), a provider of wireless broadband access solutions, today unveiled the MiFi 2372 HSPA, the newest version of its Intelligent Mobile Hotspot developed for use virtually anywhere in the world, with multi-mode operation, including HSPA, UMTS, EDGE and GPRS.
The MiFi line of Intelligent Mobile Hotspots drives a new vision for personal broadband connectivity. The MiFi 2372 HSPA advances this even further by enabling not only access to connected devices, but also mobile access to new services, applications management and personalization:
Operators launching MiFi have already experienced incremental revenue streams for mobile data by extending mobile capability to traditionally fixed Wi-Fi enabled devices.
““We are very pleased to announce the continued evolution of the MiFi Intelligent Mobile Hotspot product line,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Peter Leparulo, chairman and CEO of Novatel Wireless. ““The availability of the MiFi 2372 HSPA will significantly expand the addressable market for MiFi technology, as well as offering users unrivaled high speed access to multiple devices virtually anywhere they go around the globe.Ã¢â‚¬Â
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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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