ATLANTA and BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Partnering with local TV affiliates in cities across the country, Atlanta, Ga.-based local content provider, Local Solutions Network, Inc. (LSN) and Verizon Wireless, the leading wireless company with the most reliable voice and data network, announced today that Verizon Wireless customers in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta and nearly 50 markets across the country now have access to the very latest in local news, weather and sports video right on their V CAST-enabled phones.
The new V CAST Video channel, Local TV Video, offers Verizon Wireless' customers with select V CAST-enabled phones easy access to news, weather and sports video stories from local television station affiliates. Local TV Video is the perfect resource for the on-the-go customer looking for immediate access to local information. For example, V CAST customers too busy to catch the evening news can stay abreast of the day's local news headlines directly from their wireless phones.
Local TV Video is available today from Verizon Wireless on newer V CAST-capable handsets with news from local stations in nearly 50 markets from coast to coast. V CAST is the first true wireless broadband consumer multimedia service in the country and gives customers access to video content on-demand, including news, weather and sports updates, clips from popular TV programs, music videos, movie trailers, 3D games and more. Verizon Wireless customers can find Local TV Video in the News section on select V CAST-enabled phones, including MOTORAZR V3c and V3m, MOTOSLVR L7c and MOTOKRZR K1m; Chocolate by LG, The enV by LG, LG VX8300, VX8600, VX8700 and VX9400; and Samsung SCH-a990 and SCH-u540.
To get V CAST, customers with select 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 Local TV Video but application download fees apply for 3D games and premium video. There are no airtime charges to download, stream or watch V CAST content.
For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.
Local TV Video on V CAST from Verizon Wireless is available in the following markets (sized larger to smaller) on newer V CAST-enabled phones:
- City, State Affiliate, Affiliate Mobile Site
- New York, N.Y. WABC, 7ToGo
- Los Angeles, Calif. KABC, MYABC7
- Chicago, Ill. WLS, ABC7ToGO
- Philadelphia, Pa. WPVI, 6abctogo
- San Francisco, Calif. KGO, ABC7 NEWS TO GO
- Atlanta, Ga. WSB, wsbtv.com Mobile
- Houston, Texas KTRK, abc13NOW
- Seattle, Wash. KIRO, kirotv MOBILE
- Orlando, Fla. WFTV, wftv.com mobile
- Pittsburgh, Pa. WPXI, WPXI mobile
- Charlotte, N.C. WSOC, wsoctv mobile
- Raleigh, N.C. WTVD, abc11 toGo
- Nashville, Tenn. WTVF, NewsChannel5 Wireless
- Salt Lake City, Utah KSL, My KSL
- Las Vegas, Nev. KLAS, mynews8
- Fresno, Calif. KFSN, myABC30
- Little Rock, Ark. KATV, 7NEWS MOBILE
- Dayton, Ohio WHIO, NewsCenter 7 mobile
- Knoxville, Tenn. WVLT, VOLTV2GO
- Lexington, Ky. WKYT, 27togo
- Charleston, W.Va. WSAZ, WSAZ Wireless
- Flint, Mich. WJRT, abc12 To Go
- Wichita, Kan. KAKE, KAKE On Your Cell
- Omaha, Neb. WOWT, 6 On Your Cell
- Madison, Wis. WMTV, NBC15 Now
- South Bend, Ind. WNDU, 16 News Now
- Colorado Springs, Colo. KKTV, KKTV To Go
- Waco, Texas KWTX, KWTX To Go
- Bryan, Texas KBTX, Mobile KBTX
- Lincoln, Neb. KOLN, 1011 On The Go
- Greenville, N.C. WITN, TV 7 On Your Cell
- Tallahassee, Fla. WCTV, WCTV Mobile
- Reno, Nev. KOLD, 8 To Go
- Lansing, Mich. WILX, WILX10togo
- Augusta, Ga. WRDW, 12 On Your Cell
- Eau Claire, Wis. WEAU, Mobile 13 Now
- Rockford, Ill. WIFR, 23 to GO
- Wausau, Wis. WSAW, 7 To Go
- Topeka, Kan. WIBW, 13 On Your Cell
- Panama City, Fla. WJHG, 7 On Your Cell
- Sherman/Ardmore, Texas KXII, KXII2go
- Dothan, Ala. WTVY, News 4 On Call
- Harrisonburg, Va. WHSV, TV 3 On The Go
- Charlottesville, Va. WSAZ, CBS 19 To Go
- Bowling Green, Ky. WBKO, WBKO To Go
- Meridian, Miss. WTOK, Newscenter11 Mobile
- Grand Junction, Colo. KKCO, KKCOmobile
- Parkersburg, W.Va. WTAP, WTAP NOW
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving more than 60.7 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 66,000 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.
LSN works with leading television stations and broadcast groups to deliver local content to mobile users across all U.S. wireless carriers. LSN has the nation's largest network of local television news content in both English and Spanish currently offering news, weather, sports and more in over 140 local market affiliates across the country. Visit www.lsnmobile.com for more information.