News Release

Verizon Wireless Customers Get In The Holiday Spirit With V CAST Holiday Picks

December 5, 2006

Jeffrey Nelson
Jeffrey.Nelson@VerizonWireless.com
908-559-7519

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — This holiday season, Verizon Wireless is making it easy for customers to get into the holiday spirit by offering a selection of holiday-themed video segments on V CAST-enabled phones. Now through January 7, 2007, customers can access Holiday Picks on V CAST to get clips of this year's hottest flat-screen TVs, snow forecast segments or holiday movie trailers right in the palms of their hands, whether they are out on the town, wrapping up holiday shopping or running last-minute holiday errands.

New holiday video clips are updated daily from a library of more than 100 segments and customers can find them in the V CAST Showcase Channel under Holiday Picks. V CAST customers can look for the following clips on V CAST that are sure to help get them in a festive mood:

ABC News

  • Flat-Screen Mania
  • Drivers Battle Holiday "Rage"
  • This Year's Hottest Gifts
  • Malls Compete for Your Dollars
  • Beware of 10 Worst Toys
  • The Holiday Wishlist for Retailers
  • Shipping Holiday Packages
  • Good Morning America Countdown to Christmas segments
  • AccuWeather.com®

    • Snow on Christmas?
    • Holiday forecasts

    Adult Swim

    • Aqua Teen Hunger Force: The Cybernetic Ghost of Christmas Past from the Future
    • Tom Goes to the Mayor
    • Sealab 2021

    AtomFilms

    • Christmas Tauntauns
    • Petey and Jaydee: The Christmas Card
    • HOra HOra Hora
    • The Day After the Day After Christmas

    Cartoon Network

    • Ed, Edd, n Eddy: Jingle, Jingle, Jangle
    • The Johnny Bravo Christmas Special

    CBS Entertainment

    • Retro CafĂ©: great Christmas moments from classic sitcoms
    • Holiday Greetings: Ashley Hartman, CBS To Go's Mobile Hostess delivers some original thoughts on Christmas that are sure to entertain and provide some holiday cheer
    • Victoria's Secret: See the fashions that women want for Christmas and check out some exclusive behind-the-scenes and "pink carpet" moments

    Wall Street Journal

    • Holiday Wines with John and Dottie
    • Ho-Ho-Hum for Retailers
    • Spackle and Sparkle at Sephora
    • Do's and Don'ts of Drinking at a Company Party
    • Nintendo XMas

    Comedy Central

    • Best Comedy Central original programming highlights for 2006, including Chappelle's Show, Mind of Mencia, RENO and Live at Gotham
    • Highlights and behind-the-scenes clips from the Comedy Central original year-end special
    • Last Laugh 2006, hosted by Lewis Black

    Comedy Time

    • Alfred Robles
    • Dave Landau
    • Fernando Flores

    E!

    • Highlights from "2006: Blunders, Break-ups & Babies," E!'s year-end wrap-up show
    • Highlights from the "Holidays with the Stars" annual special
    • "E! News" will keep your holidays hip with the latest celebrity gift-giving trends, must-have items, interviews with the stars of the hottest year-end movies and more

    Fox

    • Movie Trailers for Deck The Halls and A Night At The Museum

    Looney Tunes

    • Bug's Christmas Vacation
    • Ski Bugs
    • Tweety in Winter
    • Frigid Hare
    • Porky's Christmas Dinner
    • Kitty Kornered
    • The Iceman Ducketh
    • Christmas Coyote
    • Ice Skating Road Runner

    Revver

    • Original holiday-themed videos from Revver

    Smashbrain

    • Holiday Game Time
    • Holiday Portable Vinyl
    • Holiday Q&A
    • Behind-the-scenes on Santa Claus 3

    The Weather Channel

    • "Will it Snow?" segments

    VH1

    • Best Year Ever clips
    • Big in '06 performances — show packages, backstage exclusives
    • Best of Web Junk clips

    JIBJAB

    • Santa Claus!
    • 12 Days of Christmas

    To get V CAST, Verizon Wireless customers can purchase a V CAST VPak subscription for $15.00 monthly access, or $3.00 daily access, added to their Verizon Wireless calling plan. The subscription includes unlimited basic video, but application download fees apply for 3D games and premium video. There are no airtime charges to stream or watch V CAST content.

    For more information Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.

    About Verizon Wireless
    Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 57 million customers. The largest US wireless company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 60,000 employees nationwide. The company is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

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