Verizon intros the 2-in-1 Novatel Wireless PC770

So your personal notebook has an ExpressCard slot, but your work-issued notebook is older and therefore equipped with a PCMIA slot. Oh noes. What’s a person suppose to do? Well, you could opt for a USB wireless modem, or…get the Novatel Wireless PC770 that bats for both teams! Plus, it works with both Windows and OS X. The aircard will hit VZW stores on August 2 with a 2-year agreement price of $99 after a $50 mail-in rebate.


Versatile 2-in-1 PC Card Provides High-Speed Mobile Broadband to Access the Internet, E-mail and Download Files While On the Go

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., and SAN DIEGO – Verizon Wireless and Novatel Wireless (NASDAQ: NVTL), a leading provider of wireless broadband solutions, today announced that the PC770 2-in-1 PC Card and Express Card will be available on Sunday at, through business sales channels and by calling 1-800-2 JOIN IN. The PC770 gives customers access to Verizon Wireless’ Mobile Broadband service, which provides fast access to e-mail, corporate data, the Internet and more.

Key features:

· Runs on Verizon Wireless’ high-speed network, which uses Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) Revision A (Rev. A) technology

· Uses NovaSpeed™ technology that enables high-speed simultaneous uploads and downloads

· Includes VZAccess Manager software for easy connection management and automatic installation

· 2-in-1 card includes an adapter so the PC770 can be used with an ExpressCard or a PC peripheral interface slot and is compatible with both PC and Mac notebook computers

Lifestyle features:

· Ideal for individuals and organizations making the transition from PC Cards to the newer ExpressCard format

· Addresses the flexibility that enterprise customers require in their mobile broadband solutions

Price and availability:

· The PC770 will be in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores on Aug. 2. It will be available for $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. Customers will receive the rebate in the form of a debit card; upon receipt, customers may use the card as cash anywhere debit cards are accepted.

· For additional information on any Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to Business customers may contact a Verizon Wireless Business Sales Representative directly at 1-800-VZW-4BIZ.