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Novatel Wireless 4G MiFi Wins Best Accessory at CES 2011 and Best Mobile Device Strategy at WCA

Novatel Wireless 4G MiFi Wins Best Accessory at CES 2011 and Best Mobile Device Strategy at WCA

That's right, the Novatel Wireless 4G MiFi Intelligent Mobile Hotspot has won not only a Best in Show Award from Notebooks.com in the notebook accessories category, it's also been recently awarded both the World Communication and Mobile Star awards. These additional awards are the 2010 World Communication Award (WCA) for Best Mobile Device Strategy and the Mobile Village Mobile Star Award for Best Laptop or Tablet Accessory. It's hard to believe that such an integral piece of technology was created such a short period ago - well done, chaps!

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Sprint HTC EVO Shift 4G and Novatel 3G/4G MiFi get official

Sprint HTC EVO Shift 4G and Novatel 3G/4G MiFi get official

Sprint has officially announced the HTC EVO Shift 4G, as well as the carrier's MiFi 3G/4G mobile hotspot by Novatel Wireless. The HTC EVO Shift 4G will land on January 9 2011, priced at $149.99, while the 4G-capable MiFi hotspot will follow on February 27 for $49.99.

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Sprint Branded 3G/4G MiFi 4082 Image Appears Online

Sprint Branded 3G/4G MiFi 4082 Image Appears Online

It's not official, other than the fact that the device cleared the FCC a couple of weeks ago, but it looks like the very first press image of the 3G/4G MiFi from Novatel has managed to find its way onto the Internet. It's not an official release by any means, and the image comes from the SprintUser forums, from member r0fl. And if you look hard enough, you can indeed see that r0fl marked this little MiFi with his moniker, but that doesn't mean that this isn't the real deal.

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T-Mobile HSPA+ 4G mobile hotspot due Feb 2011

T-Mobile HSPA+ 4G mobile hotspot due Feb 2011

T-Mobile USA is readying its first mobile hotspot, and the debut device will apparently support the high-speed HSPA+ 4G service offered by the network. One of two MiFi-style devices for the first half of 2011, the first model - codenamed "Lil Wayne" - is expected to arrive in February 2011 according to TmoNews' sources and support up to 21Mbps downloads.

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Novatel MiFi 4082 WiMAX mobile hotspot clears FCC

Novatel MiFi 4082 WiMAX mobile hotspot clears FCC

Novatel Wireless has been promising WiMAX-capable MiFi mobile hotspots since February this year, but it's taken until now for the 4G device to show up in any form. Fresh through the FCC is the Novatel MiFi 4082, complete with CDMA/EVDO and WiMAX connectivity that can be shared out over a WiFi connection.

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Novatel sue ZTE and Franklin Wireless over alleged MiFi patent infringement

Novatel sue ZTE and Franklin Wireless over alleged MiFi patent infringement

MiFi manufacturer Novatel Wireless has filed a patent lawsuit against ZTE and Franklin Wireless, alleging that the rival firms have infringed five patents "related to key architecture and functionality" of the mobile hotspots. According to Peter Laparulo, the company's chairman and CEO, "Novatel Wireless invented the MiFi Intelligent Mobile Hotspot" and "competitors need to rely on their own inventions rather than infringe on ours."

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Bell DC HSPA+ network launches Nov 23: up to 42Mbps with Novatel Ovation MC547 modem

Bell DC HSPA+ network launches Nov 23: up to 42Mbps with Novatel Ovation MC547 modem

HSPA+ is all well and good, but Bell Mobility and Novatel Wireless are more interested in what speeds you can manage if you pair a couple of cells together. Together they've announced the Ovation MC547 USB modem for Bell Mobility's freshly unveiled Dual-Cell HSPA+ (DC HSPA+) network, which will be theoretically capable of up to 42 Mbps downloads and 11 Mbps uploads.

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MiFi OS debuts on Novatel MiFi 3352: widgets, GPS-apps & more

MiFi OS debuts on Novatel MiFi 3352: widgets, GPS-apps & more

More details on the Orange Mobile WiFi 3352 are out, and it seems there's more to this MiFi than meets the eye.  An update to the original MiFi 2352 we reviewed all the way back in June 2009, the MiFi 3352 debuts Novatel Wireless' MiFi OS, the customizable widget, app and content platform the company has been promising us for a while now.

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Orange MiFi 3352 gets official, plus 3G-enabled Samsung N150 netbook

Orange MiFi 3352 gets official, plus 3G-enabled Samsung N150 netbook

The Novatel Wireless MiFi 3352 we spotted undergoing GCF testing last week has been made official, with the 3G mobile hotspot launching on Orange UK.  Full specifications for the MiFi 3352 are unknown - the carrier tells us battery life is "generally about 5 hours" - but according to the press release it has the same on-board app support as the MiFi 2352, together with some "customisable widgets."

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Novatel MiFi 3352 and MiFi 3372 3G mobile hotspots spotted in testing

Novatel MiFi 3352 and MiFi 3372 3G mobile hotspots spotted in testing

Novatel Wireless' next-gen MiFi mobile hotspots have been caught passing through GCF certification.  The MiFi 3352 and MiFi 3372 each support quadband GSM/EDGE and the 1900/2100 UMTS/HSDPA bands, with the 3352 throwing in 900MHz UMTS/HSDPA support and the 3372 having 850MHz UMTS/HSDPA support.

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Verizon roadmap tips Motorola DROID Pro, Samsung & Moto tablets and LTE MiFi

Verizon roadmap tips Motorola DROID Pro, Samsung & Moto tablets and LTE MiFi

Details of Verizon's roadmap covering not only the rest of 2010 but partial details of 2011 and even 2012 have leaked, tipping a 1.3GHz Motorola Android phone, various tablets and LTE handsets and MiFi mobile hotspots.  However, the information - provided to BGR by a source at Verizon Wireless - makes no mention of a CDMA iPhone 4.  Instead, the de-facto flagship is the Motorola DROID Pro, a 4-inch Android smartphone with 1.3GHz processor and global wireless, apparently due to arrive in November this year.

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Virgin Mobile MiFi 2200 Review

Virgin Mobile MiFi 2200 Review

Two years ago, mobile broadband was levied out on a per-device basis: one connection per gadget. Novatel Wireless changed that with their MiFi, a portable 3G router that shared a single wireless connection with up to five WiFi devices. Now, Virgin Mobile USA are hoping to change the way we pay for our shareable mobile data, with the first prepaid MiFi on the US market. Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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