Novatel Wireless Adds Expedite(R) E373 Embedded Module to Its LTE Portfolio

By Novatel Wireless Inc., PRNE
Sunday, February 13, 2011

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, February 14, 2011 - Mobile World Congress — Novatel Wireless, Inc., (Nasdaq: NVTL) a leading
provider of wireless broadband solutions, today introduces the Expedite(R)
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 (NVTLG)

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 and other regulatory agencies.

(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.

    Contacts: Charlotte Rubin         Cara Sloman
              Novatel Wireless        Nadel Phelan
              +1-858-812-3431         +1-831-440-2411

Charlotte Rubin of Novatel Wireless, +1-858-812-3431, crubin at; or Cara Sloman of Nadel Phelan, +1-831-440-2411, cara at, for Novatel Wireless

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