Hands on: Novatel Ovation USB760 modem for Verizon Wireless

Novatel’s latest USB modem, Ovation MC760 Micro, has arrived at the CrunchGear office and it sure is tiny. It will be available from Verizon Wireless starting December 1st. It’s been redubbed the USB760 Modem for VZW and promises an average of 600 kbps to 1.4 mbps down and 500-800kbps up. The price for this dandy is $100 after a MIR and two-year contract. Not sure if this has been done before, but the rebate will come in the form of a debit card.

You can choose between one- and two-year VZW BroadbandAccess plans: 50 MB data usage for $39.99/month or 5 GB data usage for $59.99/month.