Blast off! Verizon's LTE Jetpack hot spot launches April 12

The latest 4G LTE hot spot to hit Verizon can supply data to a total of 10 devices at once.

Verizon Jetpack 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MiFi
Verizon Jetpack 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MiFi Verizon

Hotspotters, start your engines. The latest MiFi hot spot, known formally as the Verizon Jetpack Hotspot MiFi 4620L, delivers 4G LTE to up to 10 devices.

We first heard of the Novatel-made Jetpack at CES, where it was one of two hot spots revealed at the show. The Jetpack promises 4G data speeds up to 12Mbps down and 5Mbps up. The global-ready MiFi will work wireless data services in more than 205 countries -- though expect to surf 3G speeds in more than 125 of them.

Novatel's Jetpack takes off on Verizon April 12 for $49.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate, and with a new two-year customer agreement. Verizon also requires a minimum $50-per-month data plan for 5GB. The Jetpack will also be available at Best Buy locations in the coming weeks.

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