AT&T Novatel Wireless MiFi 2372 Landing November 21st

Nov 17, 2010
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AT&T Novatel Wireless MiFi 2372 Landing November 21st

AT&T has just broken some ground in the Novatel Wireless MiFi market, and have officially unveiled their brand new MiFi 2372 mobile hotspot device. The AT&T branded versions isn't just a rehashed version you'd find on other networks, as the GSM-based MiFi adds a few extra features in there to sweeten the deal.

AT&T has just revealed that their new MiFi 2372 will be available come this Sunday, November 21st. Feature wise, you'll find an integrated microSD slot, which will let you share the data therein with connected devices. You'll also find browser-based widgets, which will provide weather, localized search results, and anything else that can take advantage of the AGPS.

Speed wise, AT&T says the device will reach download speeds of 7.2Mbps. Data plans start at $35 per month, which will get you 200MB per month, and the $60 per month plan which rakes you in 5GB per month, on a two-year contract. The device will cost $49.99 after you send in for your $100 mail-in rebate. Head on through the source link to put your name on a list, and find out more details about the device.

[via AT&T]

Press Release

AT&T Announces Company's First MiFi Intelligent Mobile Hotspot

Access the Internet Across the Country with the New MiFi(R) 2372 Powered by
MiFi Operating System with Widgets and Applications Support Available at
AT&T Stores Nationwide

DALLAS, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Key Facts
AT&T* today announced the upcoming availability of the AT&T Mobile Hotspot,
MiFi(R) 2372 from Novatel Wireless, powered by the nation's fastest mobile
broadband network.

AT&T is the first carrier in the Americas to launch the MiFi 2372 Mobile
Hotspot from Novatel Wireless preloaded with MiFi OS(TM), widgets and
applications support.

The AT&T Mobile Hotspot offers simultaneous Wi-Fi connectivity for up to
five devices, including PCs, cameras, digital media players, tablets and
gaming devices, and runs on AT&T's HSPA 7.2 network, which supports even
faster mobile broadband speeds.

Beginning November 21, the AT&T Mobile Hotspot will be available at AT&T
company-owned stores nationwide or online for $49.99 after $100 mail-in
rebate (pay $149.99 and after mail-in rebate receive $100 AT&T Promotion
Card.).

Customer Benefits
The compact AT&T Mobile Hotspot MiFi 2372 from Novatel Wireless arms AT&T
customers with their own Wi-Fi hotspot. The AT&T Mobile Hotspot connects
virtually any Wi-Fi-enabled device to the nation's fastest mobile broadband
network, such as PCs, cameras, digital media players, tablets and gaming
devices and supports up to five simultaneous connections for devices located
within 30 feet of the device.

The offer adds to the ways AT&T is delivering the convenience of Wi-Fi,
which is seeing rapid customer adoption, as part of its broader focus on
helping customers mobilize everything. Over the past year, AT&T Wi-Fi use
has been increasing significantly each quarter, with third-quarter 2010
connections up more than 320 percent versus third-quarter 2009. AT&T's Wi-Fi
network is the nation's largest, with more than 23,000 public hotspots.
Globally, AT&T offers access to more than 125,000 hotspots through roaming
agreements.

AT&T's Mobile Hotspot MiFi 2372 enables enhanced performance for
simultaneous uploads/downloads and large file transfers while on-the-go. A
built-in microSDHC(TM) slot provides expandable storage capacity of up to
32GB (microSDHC card not included with the device). The mobile hotspot is
also GPS-capable for location-based services.

Novatel Wireless MiFi OS introduces additional functionality and application
support including quick browser-based access to widgets such as data usage
and SMS as well as GPS enabled widgets including GeoSearch and GeoWeather.

Quotes
"No matter if your holiday travels take you to sandy beaches or snowy
slopes, the MiFi 2372 Mobile Hotspot will help you connect to the devices
and content that matter most," said Michael Woodward, vice president, Mobile
Phone Portfolio, AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets.

"We congratulate AT&T on its introduction of the MiFi 2372 with the MiFi OS,
widgets and applications support," said Peter Leparulo, chairman and CEO of
Novatel Wireless. "The AT&T MiFi 2372 introduces intelligence and added
capabilities beyond pure Internet connectivity and is a great complement to
AT&T's extensive mobile broadband offering."

"This makes sense, especially since AT&T has taken a leadership position in
deploying Wi-Fi," said Joe Fristensky, vice president-Information and
Communications Technology at Frost & Sullivan. "This is in line with the
industry trend to provide consumers with access to Wi-Fi in as many places
as possible."

For more information on the MiFi 2372, please visit
www.att.com/mobilehotspot.

Limited time offer. Coverage, including mobile broadband not available in
all areas. AT&T Mobile Broadband download speeds only available in AT&T
Mobile Broadband markets. Other conditions and restrictions apply. See
contract and rate plan brochure for details. Subscriber must live and have a
mailing address within AT&T's owned wireless network coverage area. Up to
$36 activation fee applies. Download and upload speeds may be subject to
network, network availability and coverage levels, tasks, file
characteristics, applications and other factors including the number of
users sharing the connection, and certain Device characteristics and
compatibility limitations including memory, storage, accessibility, and data
conversion limitations. Services (including without limitation, eligibility
requirements, plans, pricing, features and/or service areas) are subject to
change without notice. Network speed is no indication of the speed at which
your device sends or receives data. Maximum coverage of your device is a 30
foot radius. Performance may be impacted by transmission limitations,
terrain, in-building and other obstructions and capacity constraints.

Equipment price and availability may vary by market and may not be available
from independent retailers. Early Termination Fee: None if cancelled in the
first 30 days, but up to $35 restocking fee may apply to equipment returns;
thereafter up to $325. Some agents impose additional fees. DataConnect Plan
Required. DataConnect Plans are not unlimited and substantial charges may be
incurred if included allowance is exceeded. All data allowances, including
overages, must be used in the billing period in which the allowance is
provided or they will be forfeited. Offnet Data Usage: If your data use
during any month exceeds your offnet usage allowance, AT&T may at its option
terminate your service, deny your continued use of other carriers' coverage,
or change your plan to one imposing usage charges for offnet usage. Your
offnet data offnet usage allowance is the lesser of 24 MB or 20% of the KB
included with your plan. AT&T Wi-Fi: Largest based on branded and operated
hotspots. Wi-Fi enabled device required. See attwifi.com for details and
locations. International Roaming: Credit and tenure restrictions apply.
International DataConnect Plan strongly recommended. Availability, quality
of coverage & services while roaming are not guaranteed. Device is sold for
use on AT&T's system and is not pre-configured for other wireless systems.

Use of the device to resell AT&T's services is prohibited. If you change the
security setting to off for the Wi-Fi connection to the device, data and
wireless service will be easily accessible to others. You are responsible
for all wireless use with the device. AT&T is not responsible for loss or
disclosure of any information. AT&T Promotion Card: Price before AT&T
Promotion Card & with 2-year DataConnect contract is $149.99. Allow 60 days
for fulfillment. Card may be used only in the U.S. is valid for 120 days
after issuance date but is not redeemable for cash & cannot be used for cash
withdrawal at ATMs or automated gasoline pumps. Card request must be
postmarked by Dec. 7 & you must be a customer for 30 consecutive days to
receive card.

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and
affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

About AT&T

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in the United States and around the world. With a powerful array of network
resources that includes the nation's fastest mobile broadband network, AT&T
is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet and voice
services. A leader in mobile broadband, AT&T also offers the best wireless
coverage worldwide, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most
countries. It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse(R) and
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