|Novatel Expands Carrier Network with Addition of NTT DOCOMO|
Novatel(TM) Wireless, Inc., a leading provider of wireless broadband solutions, today announced the successful completion of interoperability testing (IOT) for the Expedite(R) EU870D PCI Express Mini Card Embedded Module on NTT DOCOMO's 3G/HSDPA network in Japan.
Optimized for worldwide GSM/HSPA networks, the Expedite EU870D PCI Express Mini Card Embedded Module is a tri-band HSPA and Quad-Band EDGE/GPRS modem designed for maximum performance and durability. Laptop computer manufacturers can integrate these embedded modules in their designs to offer instant on-the-go mobile broadband access. Customers will enjoy a new level of freedom to check email, search the Web or access important business documents while at home, at the office, or on the road.
With support for significantly faster throughput than legacy mobile data modems, the Expedite EU870D PCI Express Mini Card Embedded Module offer speeds that rival those of fixed-line DSL connections. Features include download speed of up to 7.2Mbps, diversity antennas on 850MHz and 2100MHz and equalizer support to improve performance in noisy and highly mobile environments. The Expedite EU870D PCI Express Mini Card Embedded Module operates globally on 850, 1900, and 2100 MHz bands on HSDPA and UMTS networks.
"By completing the interoperability of our Expedite EU870D PCI Express Mini Card Embedded Module, PC OEMS will be able to deliver the fastest wireless data speeds available on the NTT DOCOMO network," said Peter Leparulo, CEO of Novatel Wireless. "We are very pleased to expand our carrier network in the Eastern Hemisphere and proud to be providing our combined customers with the world's most advanced mobile broadband solutions."
The Expedite EU870D PCI Express Mini Card Embedded Module is commercially available through a variety of leading laptop computer manufacturers.