Altair Semiconductor powers Novatel Wireless's new MiFi

Altair Semiconductor said its FourGee-3800/6300 Cat-4 chipset is powering Novatel Wireless´s [NASDAQ: MIFI] new MiFi® M100 Dragon, a 4G LTE personal mobile hotspot that launched last month on US Cellular´s network.

The MiFi M100 is compatible with LTE bands 2, 4, 5, 12 and 17, and enables secure, super-fast 4G LTE service on US Cellular and their roaming partners´ network. It can connect up to 15 devices simultaneously and – leveraging Altair´s power-optimized technology – offers a battery life of 10 hours.

The Novatel Wireless solution also offers a mobile app for users to easily monitor data usage, battery life and connected devices. Additionally, the MiFi M100 includes advanced security features, including corporate VPN compatibility, hacker prevention, password protection and anti-CSRF (spoofing).

Altair Semiconductor is a leading provider of single-mode LTE chipsets. Altair´s portfolio covers the complete spectrum of cellular 4G market needs, from supercharged video-centric applications all the way to ultra-low power, low cost IoT and M2M.