Press Release Summary:
ExpediteÂ® E373 expands service possibilities for target devices by providing GPS capabilities, allowing users to retrieve position data for navigation and location-based applications. Powered by Qualcomm MDM9200(TM) multi-mode 3G/LTE chipsets, module provides support for LTE with theoretical download speeds up to 100 Mbps as well as backward compatibility to dual carrier HSPA+, UMTS, EDGE, and GPRS. Also included, Connection Manager - Mobilink 3 - supports Windows 7/Vista/XP.
Original Press Release:
Novatel Wireless Adds Expedite® E373 Embedded Module to Its LTE Portfolio
Optimized to support wireless connectivity with European Carriers for tablets, notebooks, netbooks and other portable entertainment devices, Novatel Wireless is announcing readiness of its LTE Embedded Module, the Expedite E373 Advanced PCle Mini Card.
BARCELONA, Spain -- Mobile World Congress -- Novatel Wireless, Inc., (Nasdaq: NVTL) a leading provider of wireless broadband solutions, today introduces the Expedite® E373 embedded module, extending its innovative embedded mobile broadband portfolio for LTE connectivity worldwide.
"Carriers' upgrades to LTE are creating increased demand for embedded solutions," says Rob Hadley, CMO of Novatel Wireless. "With the Expedite E373, we are now extending our LTE embedded-module portfolio, leading design, integration and certification services and software expertise to serve our European carrier partners as they rollout LTE networks."
Novatel Wireless already has multiple design wins under its belt for LTE embedded modules with tier-one OEMs and carriers. In January 2011 at the Consumer Electronics Show, demonstrating the range of potential embedded applications, Novatel Wireless showed its LTE embedded solution in a wide variety of devices and platforms with six OEM partners, including Cisco, Consert, Dell, HP, SerComm and TouchTunes, at Verizon Wireless' booth.
Building on the proven performance of the Expedite product line, Novatel Wireless' LTE embedded modules are optimized for power efficiency, thermal performance and weight. The modules further expand service possibilities for target devices by providing enhanced GPS capabilities, allowing users to retrieve position data for navigation and location-based applications. Additional key features include Novatel Wireless' superior Connection Manager - Mobilink 3 - supporting Windows 7, Vista and XP. A rich set of APIs is also available to developers through the software development kit. The solution is powered by Qualcomm's MDM9200(TM) multi-mode 3G/LTE chipsets and provides support for LTE with theoretical download speeds of up to 100 Mbps and with backward compatibility to dual carrier HSPA+, UMTS, EDGE and GPRS.
Novatel Wireless' suite of embedded modules provides innovative solutions to integrate high-speed data connectivity into notebooks, netbooks, tablets and other portable entertainment devices. As the leading provider of mobile broadband solutions, Novatel Wireless' embedded portfolio builds on proven performance, high efficiency and compact design offering industry-leading flexibility, convenience and reliability.
Novatel Wireless' LTE embedded modules are launching commercially during 2011 aligned with carriers LTE roll-out and OEMs platform deployments.
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 providing wireless connectivity. The Company delivers specialized wireless solutions to carriers, distributors, retailers, OEMs and vertical markets worldwide. Novatel Wireless' Intelligent Mobile Hotspot products, software, USB modems, embedded modules and smart M2M modules provide innovative anywhere, anytime communications solutions for consumers and enterprises. Headquartered in San Diego, California, Novatel Wireless is listed on NASDAQ: NVTL. For more information please visit www.novatelwireless.com. (NVTLG)
(C) 2011 Novatel Wireless, Inc. All rights reserved. The Novatel Wireless name and logo, Expedite and Mobilink 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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