This device has been discontinued and we consider it obsolete. While current owners of this device may continue to find performance to be adequate for the foreseeable tech-future, we do not recommend upgrading to or purchasing this device.
Potential Current Option:
This device has now been replaced by the Novatel USB730L, which is more modern and advanced device.
- Networks supported:
Verizon LTE Bands: 2, 4, 5, 13
Global Roaming on LTE Bands: 3, 4
4G/3G: HSPA+ 850/1900/2100MHz - Global roaming supported.
3G: Verizon CDMA EVDO Supported
2G: GSM EDGE - Quad band global roaming.
- LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation: Yes (2x 10MHz channels)
- LTE Performance Category: Category 4
(Max Theoretical Speed: 150Mbps Down / 50Mbps Up)
- Cellular Antenna Ports: Single unofficial "test port" - TS9 connector.
- Dimensions: 3.27" x 1.38" x 0.45" / 1.77 oz
- SIM Card Type: 4FF / Nano SIM
- Retail Price: $199 (original price)
Testing Status: Novatel sent us a modem for evaluation, and we have spent some hands-on time testing it.
Members can follow along with our testing here: Cellular Equipment Field Testing Results – Netgear Modems / USB730 (Late 2017)
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The U620L has now been replaced by the Novatel USB730L, which is more modern and advanced device.
Verizon is still selling the U620L - but there is probably no good reason to purchase the older device any longer.
Novatel U620L Ratings
Verizon's 2015 flagship USB Modem.