SAN FRANCISCO, CA, BASKING RIDGE, NJ, and BRISTOL, CT — From CTIA WIRELESS I.T. & Entertainment 2008 in San Francisco, Verizon Wireless, builder and operator of the nation’s most reliable wireless voice and data network, and ESPN Mobile Properties today announced Verizon Wireless customers can watch and enjoy full-length episodes from the hit ESPN shows “ScoreCenter” and “MMA Live” on their Verizon Wireless V CAST Video-enabled phones.
The full-length programs include:
- “ScoreCenter” – a half-hour sports news program that recaps the day’s news, scores and information, combining elements of ESPN’s flagship program, “SportsCenter,” with interview segments from ESPNEWS’ “Hot List” and clips from studio shows such as “Baseball Tonight” and “NBA Fastbreak.”
- “MMA Live” – gives customers a look at the latest in mixed martial arts. Hosts Jon Anik, Kenny Florian, Frank Mir and Franklin McNeil discuss the latest news and information from the sport and provide interviews and analysis from different matches.
“ScoreCenter” and “MMA Live” episodes are presented on V CAST Video in a series of bite-sized video clips, letting customers catch up on shows at their convenience when away from home.
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, which also includes access to Verizon Wireless’ ESPN MVP, Get It Now® and Mobile Web services. Customers get unlimited basic video – including video from ESPN – but application download fees may apply for 3D games and premium video. There are no airtime or megabyte charges to download, stream or watch V CAST content with any V CAST subscription.
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.
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 68.7 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 70,000 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 ESPN Mobile Properties
ESPN Mobile Properties is devoted to extending the ESPN brand and content over wireless and encompasses a wide variety of products, including the industry’s most trafficked sports content wireless site (WAP); ESPN MVP, the immersive sports content application with real-time scores, news, video, personalization for favorite teams and much more; more than 100 daily on demand video and audio clips; live video and audio content; mobile games; messaging based alert products; and a library of ESPN themed ringtones and wallpapers. ESPN content from ESPN Mobile Properties is available through licensing agreements with every major domestic wireless carrier and in more than 30 countries internationally.