News Release

V CAST Music With Rhapsody Teleconference Today

June 29, 2008

WHO:

Verizon Wireless, the leading mobile music provider, and Rhapsody, the digital music service from RealNetworks and MTV Networks

WHAT:

Teleconference for media and analysts featuring:

  • John Harrobin, senior vice president of digital media and marketing for Verizon
  • Rob Glaser, chairman and chief executive officer of RealNetworks

Executives will discuss V CAST Music with Rhapsody, the first-ever mobile music subscription service. Combining Verizon Wireless' world-class over-the-air mobile music service with Rhapsody's leading desktop solution, V CAST Music with Rhapsody delivers unlimited access to music on up to three Rhapsody-compatible mobile phones and players, multiple PCs and Web browsers for $14.99 a month.

In addition, V CAST Music with Rhapsody subscribers who purchase music over-the-air are able to download the master copy of the song or album to their PC free of digital rights management (DRM) software that restricts how and where music can be played.

WHEN:

1:00 p.m. ET
Monday, June 30, 2008

WHERE:

For teleconference details, please RSVP to:
Kaitlin Barry
Weber Shandwick for Verizon Wireless
617.520.7018
Kaitlin.Barry@webershandwick.com

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 67.2 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 69,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, go to: 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.

About Rhapsody
Rhapsody (www.rhapsody.com) offers an integrated and immersive digital music experience accessible to consumers via their computer, portable music device and their Verizon Wireless mobile phones. Rhapsody is the exclusive digital music service for RealNetworks and for MTV Networks' music and pop-culture brands in the United States. Rhapsody is a service of Rhapsody America LLC, a joint venture between RealNetworks (Nasdaq: RNWK) and MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE:VIA and VIA.B).

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