LITTLE ROCK, AR — Wait times at the airport, doctors' offices and restaurants just got a little bit shorter for Verizon Wireless customers in Central Arkansas who can now watch broadcast quality television on select TV-enabled handsets. Verizon Wireless today announced the launch of its V CAST Mobile TV service, allowing wireless customers to catch, sporting events, breaking news, concerts and their favorite network TV shows not to mention make phone calls while on-the-go.
V CAST Mobile TV includes live shows and mobile television content from CBS, Comedy Central, ESPN, Fox, MTV, NBC News, NBC Entertainment and Nickelodeon a variety of programming for TV viewers of all ages. The service also comes with parental control features, so parents can monitor and restrict the programs their children view.
"This goes way beyond any other video offerings in the wireless market right now," said Luis M. Cruz, region president for Verizon Wireless. "No buffering. No lag time. It's like flipping on your television at home. You absolutely have to see it to believe the quality of this service."
During Verizon Wireless' Red Hot Deal Days from August 12 to September 3, customers can purchase the V CAST Mobile TV-enabled LG VX9400 for only $99.99, after a $50 mail-in rebate. Also available for V CAST Mobile TV customers is the Samsung SCH-u620 for $149.99 everyday.
Monthly access packages range from $13 to $25 per month. For more information, visit the dedicated V CAST Mobile TV Web site at www.verizonwireless.com/mobiletv.
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 62.1 million customers. The largest US wireless company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, NJ, with 67,000 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.