Novatel Supplies Telefonica

Novatel signed a supply agreement with Telefonica Moviles Espana for Novatel Wireless' Ovation MCU 1001 3G Wireless Multimedia Application Consoles

January 30, 2006

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SAN DIEGO -- Novatel Wireless, Inc. (Nasdaq:NVTL), a leading provider of wireless broadband access solutions, announced that it signed a supply agreement with Telefonica Moviles Espana, the largest mobile operator in Spain, for Novatel Wireless' Ovation MCU 1001(TM) 3G Wireless Multimedia Application Consoles. Telefonica Moviles will offer customers in Spain, Novatel Wireless' product, a stand-alone desktop device that unifies the Telefonica Moviles 3G UMTS network with 802.11b/g wireless local area networking (WLAN).

Designed for residential, small office/home office (SOHO) and enterprise users, the Ovation MCU 1001 will provide Telefonica Moviles' subscribers with high-speed wireless broadband access to email, the Internet and corporate networks. The connection is maintained through secure virtual private networks (VPNs) using multiple devices, including desktop PCs, Wi-Fi-enabled laptops and other peripheral solutions. With wireless broadband data speeds up to 384 kbps on the Telefonica Moviles Espana UMTS network - approximately six times faster than dial-up - Ovation MCU 1001 offers a superior cost and performance alternative to dial-up and Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) connections.

"Novatel Wireless' Ovation MCU 1001 is the first regional, feature-rich solution in Spain that leverages 3G connectivity and enhances the high-speed wireless experience for users," said Peter Leparulo, CEO of Novatel Wireless. "Our ongoing relationship with Telefonica is testament to our market leadership, the superior wireless broadband solutions we offer and strong relationships we build with top carriers worldwide."

Novatel Wireless Inc. (Nasdaq: NVTL)

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