Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Novatel Wireless Completes 18Mbps WiMAX Call With MiFi

Novatel Wireless reported throughput of 18Mbps in over-the-air testing of its new MiFi Intelligent Mobile Hotspot prototype based on 4G-WiMAX. The device can support theoretical peak throughput speeds exceeding 30Mbps downlink and 10Mbps uplink in a 10 MHz channel.

"Novatel Wireless is pleased to support the growing 4G ecosystem and the evolution of next-generation communications with this milestone WiMAX call," said Rob Hadley, CMO, Novatel Wireless. "The combination of our intelligent software platform on MiFi with 4G speeds from Beceem's high-performance 4G-WiMAX chips will open up new opportunities for the growing number of initiatives involving 4G mobile broadband applications and services."

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