SAN DIEGO, BEDMINSTER, NJ, WHEATON, IL and MONTREAL — Verizon Wireless, the nation's leading wireless provider, and Airborne Entertainment announced today the best-selling end-times fiction series Left Behind is now available on Verizon Wireless' Get It Now® service. The Left Behind® Mobile Prophecies allow fans of the series to read prophecies and devotionals as they stay in daily contact with the franchise that has sold more than 60 million copies in 34 languages.
Left Behind® has been nothing short of a global phenomenon since its first printing. Written by Jerry Jenkins and Tim LaHaye, the riveting stories of those "left behind" after the rapture have been the basis of the current fastest-selling adult fiction series. The Left Behind® product line extends to a 32-book Left Behind: The Kids Series, which has sold more than 10 million worldwide, and Left Behind® dramatic audio, which is heard on more than 300 stations nationwide.
The Left Behind® Mobile Prophecies is a graphically rich application that introduces Verizon Wireless Get It Now customers to the look, feel and content of the Left Behind® brand. Customers can read a daily prophecy, complete with insight from Jenkins and LaHaye, that situates them within the vibrant world of Left Behind®. Customers can also read a Daily Devotional, a regularly refreshed feature that offers prayer, meditation or quotes to inspire reflection and belief. Both the Daily Prophecy and the Daily Devotional can be stored as bookmarks on customers' wireless phones for further reference. Completely unique in wireless, the Left Behind® Mobile Prophecies is invaluable for consultation, study and sharing.
Left Behind® Mobile Prophecies is available to Verizon Wireless' Get It Now customers for $2.49 monthly access, with new content delivered daily. Download charges for Get It Now applications vary and airtime charges apply when browsing, downloading and using certain applications. Customers need a Get It Now-enabled handset and Verizon Wireless' digital service to access the Get It Now virtual store.
Get It Now-enabled phones are available in more than 1,200 Verizon Wireless Communications Stores, at participating RadioShack and Circuit City locations, or on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. For more information about Get It Now from Verizon Wireless, visit www.verizonwireless.com/getitnow.
About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless is the nation's leading provider of wireless communications. The company has the largest nationwide wireless voice and data network and 40 million customers. Headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, Verizon Wireless 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 receive broadcast-quality video footage of Verizon Wireless operations, log onto www.thenewsmarket.com/verizonwireless.
About Get It NowGet It Now from Verizon Wireless puts a virtual software store inside a wireless phone. Customers with Get It Now-capable phones can download applications over the air and purchase them from their phones. getTXT, getIM and getEMAIL help customers stay in touch and communicate with others. getGAMES keeps customers entertained, while getGOING applications, made for today's mobile lifestyle, offers restaurant location services with maps, directions and more. View and share digital photos with getPIX, check out Web cams with getFLIX or identify incoming callers by assigning a unique ring with getTONES. getALERTS keeps customers informed while getBROWSING lets them access the Web from their wireless phone.
About Airborne EntertainmentAirborne Entertainment is the leading turnkey mobile publisher, creating, deploying, distributing and managing the most compelling mobile games and entertainment for the world's most recognizable media and consumer brands. Airborne Entertainment distributes its specialty channels and programs to all top-tier wireless carriers, reaching nearly 100% of all enabled mobile subscribers in North America. For more information, please visit Airborne Entertainment at www.airborne-e.com.
Get It Now is a registered trademark of Verizon Wireless.####