Novatel Wireless Announces Software Enhancements to the MiFi Technology Platform
Advanced Software Features Will Enable MiFi Users to Stay
Continuously Connected Longer than Ever Before and Download Data Faster
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Novatel Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVTL), a leading provider of wireless
broadband access solutions, today announces additional software
advancements to its MiFi® technology platform. The company already owns
key technology patents for its industry leading MiFi intelligent mobile
hotspots, and now further improves the MiFi user experience with
optimized power management software so MiFi users on platforms with
enhanced software will be able to enjoy greatly extended usage time, and
Content Delivery Optimization for even faster access to their data.
The MiFi user experience has always included usage time as a key
component, and Novatel Wireless has consistently delivered best-in-class
battery performance. With these new software enhancements, MiFi products
are expected to deliver in excess of 50% improvement to usage time, so
MiFi users will be able to stay connected longer while working, playing,
and traveling without having to recharge. "Effectively, we're able to
extend the usage time on a standard MiFi 2 battery from roughly eleven
hours of usage time to well over 16 hours. As a result, when these
enhancements are deployed, we expect that users will be able to stay
connected for up to two full business days without having to worry about
recharging," says Dr. Slim Souissi, CTO of Novatel Wireless.
MiFi users on platforms with the enhanced software features will also be
able to download files over the Internet faster with MiFi models
enhanced with Novatel Wireless' patent pending software for Content
Delivery Optimization (CDO). By utilizing optimized firmware on the MiFi
technology platform, CDO can accelerate download speeds by as much as
30% above and beyond the already lightning fast 4G LTE capabilities of
"We continue to advance our MiFi technology platform — adding patents,
new technologies, unique capabilities, superior performance, always
secure and reliable on-the-go connectivity and with best-in-class user
experience," Dr. Souissi continues.
Novatel Wireless expects these software enhancements to be incorporated
into certain MiFi models on a rolling basis going forward.
Novatel Wireless invented the mobile hotspot category. The MiFi
Intelligent Mobile Hotspot is built on proven, award-winning technology
using best in class engineering in a highly innovative design filled
with unique capabilities and superior performance.
ABOUT NOVATEL WIRELESS
Novatel Wireless, Inc. is a leader in the design and development of
intelligent wireless solutions based on 2G, 3G and 4G technologies. The
company delivers specialized wireless solutions to carriers,
distributors, retailers, OEMs and vertical markets worldwide. Product
lines include MiFi® Intelligent Mobile Hotspots, Ovation™ USB modems,
Expedite® embedded modules, Enfora® Mobile Tracking Solutions, Enfora
Asset Tracking Solutions, and Enabler smart M2M modules. These
innovative products provide anywhere, anytime communications solutions
for consumers and enterprises. Headquartered in San Diego, California,
Novatel Wireless is listed on NASDAQ: NVTL. For more information please
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.
(C) 2013 Novatel Wireless, Inc. All rights reserved. The Novatel
Wireless name and logo, MiFi are trademarks of Novatel Wireless, Inc.
Other Company, product or service names mentioned herein are the
trademarks of their respective owners.
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