BASKING RIDGE, NJ, LOS ANGELES, CA, and LAS VEGAS, NV — From the 2008 International CES, Verizon Wireless, the leading wireless company with the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, and Break.com, the leading online entertainment channel for men, today announced Break.com's original, entertaining and humorous video content is available to Verizon Wireless' V CAST Video customers. Break.com features user-generated and professionally produced video in popular categories ranging from sports to news to games and more.
Keith Richman, chief executive officer of Break.com, said, "Our relationship with Verizon Wireless helps us reach the male audience, wherever they might be consuming content, through their wireless phones."
Ryan Hughes, vice president of digital programming for Verizon, noted, "The addition of Break.com content to our V CAST service provides another example of how we can deliver the most popular and engaging Web video content to our customers."
To get V CAST Video, customers with V CAST-enabled phones can check out V CAST whenever they want for just $3.00 for 24-hour use or by signing up for the $15.00 V CAST VPak monthly subscription. Customers get unlimited basic video including Break.com video but application download fees apply for 3D games and premium video. There are no airtime or megabyte charges to download, stream or watch V CAST Video content. Customers can find Break.com now in the Net's Best section on all V CAST-enabled phones.
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About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 63.7 million customers. The largest U.S. wireless company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 68,000 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.
Founded in 1998, Break.com is the Internet's leading cross-platform, digital entertainment network offering funny, original short-form free videos and pictures to millions of Internet users and mobile subscribers around the world. With more than eighteen million unique monthly browsers tuning in to enjoy the Web's largest and rapidly growing library of original videos and images, Break.com offers advertisers tremendous opportunities to market directly to a young, male demographic. Quantacast, a leading Internet ranking service, currently ranks Break.com as the 67th largest domestic web property. For more information, please visit http://www.break.com.