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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 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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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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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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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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