Novatel Wireless, Inc. (Novatel Wireless) is a provider of wireless broadband access solutions for the mobile communications market. Its range of products include 3G, intelligent mobile hotspots, communications and applications software, universal serial bus (USB) modems, embedded peripheral component interconnect (PCI) express mini card modems and wireless personal computer (PC) card and ExpressCard modems. Its global customer base consists of wireless operators, laptop PC and other original equipment manufacturer's (OEMs), distributors and various companies in other vertical markets. Its customer base also includes wireless operators and other wireless market participants, such as Bell Mobility, Sprint PCS, Telefonica, Verizon Wireless, Virgin Mobile, Vodafone and OEM partners such as Dell. The Company also has strategic technology, development and marketing relationships with several of these customers.