BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Verizon Wireless is hosting its second annual Verizon Developer Community (VDC) Conference on Sept. 21 and 22 at the ARIA Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. The conference is focused on fostering new mobile applications for existing and future wireless networks, and developers can register by visiting www.vdcconference.com.
“Our VDC Conference brings developers, network and technology experts, and OEMs together to talk about what’s going on in the app space now and to brainstorm and plan for what’s next. It’s an especially exciting time with the imminent launch of our 4G LTE network and the proliferation of apps for consumers and businesses,” said John Stratton, chief marketing officer of Verizon Wireless.
Path Continues for Applications Development and V CAST Apps
This year’s VDC Conference will provide mobile applications developers and others with an update of Verizon Wireless’ strategy around applications and the developer portal as well as a host of in-depth sessions on topics ranging from APIs and other network enablers to opportunities for developers in vertical markets. Special sessions devoted to open development, connected devices, and the opportunities tied to the forthcoming 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network will also be offered, and Verizon Wireless leaders and other partners will talk about marketing, merchandising and technical resources available to members of the VDC.
Since the inaugural VDC Conference, more than 5,000 developers have joined the VDC to create applications to be distributed to Verizon Wireless’ customers on the nation’s most reliable wireless network. Verizon Wireless launched its V CAST Apps storefront earlier this year on the RIM platform. The store currently features more than 1,000 apps, including those created by Condé Nast Traveler (Condé Nast Traveler Etiquette 101), Kayak (Kayak Flight and Hotel Search), Electronic Arts (Madden NFL 11), Slacker (Slacker Radio), and MobiTV (MobiTV – Live TV).
To register for the conference, please visit www.vdcconference.com. Developers can also get updates on the conference by following VDC Conference on Twitter (@VDCConference). For information on how to become a member of the Verizon Developer Community, visit http://developer.verizon.com.
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and 3G data network, serving more than 92 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 79,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit 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.