BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Wait times at the airport, doctors’ offices and restaurants just got a little bit more interesting for Verizon Wireless customers in San Antonio who can now watch broadcast-quality television on select TV-enabled handsets. V CAST Mobile TV from Verizon Wireless now offers customers in San Antonio; Toledo, Ohio; Grand Rapids, Mich.; and Cincinnati broadcast-quality picture and sound for programming from the best of broadcast and cable television, including live shows and other mobile television content 24 hours a day from many of the best-known entertainment brands.
With V CAST Mobile TV on their Verizon Wireless phones, customers can catch sporting events, breaking news and their favorite network TV shows – not to mention make phone calls – while on-the-go.
V CAST Mobile TV offers programming for TV viewers of all ages and interests, including the “Late Show with David Letterman,” “24” and “Dora the Explorer.” The service offers live shows and mobile television content from CBS Mobile, CNBC, Comedy Central, ESPN Mobile TV, FOX Mobile, FOX News, MSNBC, MTV, NBC 2Go and Nickelodeon.
The service also comes with parental control features, so parents can monitor and restrict the programs their children view.
V CAST Mobile TV from Verizon Wireless is provided by the award-winning FLO TV™ service from MediaFLO USA Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated. Because MediaFLO USA operates a dedicated multicast network that delivers programming in a linear format, Verizon Wireless can offer customers the latest in mobile entertainment without impacting its award-winning voice and data services.
Verizon Wireless now offers V CAST Mobile TV in more than 63 markets across the country. Monthly access packages for V CAST Mobile TV range from $13 to $25 per month. For the latest information on V CAST Mobile TV from Verizon Wireless, including programs, handsets, pricing and availability, visit the V CAST Mobile TV Web site at www.verizonwireless.com/mobiletv.
About Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 70.8 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 71,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: 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.
MediaFLO, MediaFLO USA, FLO and FLO TV are trademarks of Qualcomm Incorporated. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. All programming is subject to change and blackout restrictions may apply.