BEDMINSTER, NJ and NEW YORK, NY — Verizon Wireless, the nation's leading wireless service provider, and Vindigo Studios, one of the best-known publishers and developers of consumer applications for mobile phones, today announced the launch of WGamer.com, a new application that enables Verizon Wireless Get It Now® customers to access reviews of all the hottest Get It Now applications from their wireless phone. WGamer.com offers expert gaming advice that includes content by Wireless Gaming Review, the leading online publication dedicated to wireless games, to help customers choose which wireless games to download.
WGamer.com allows all Verizon Wireless Get It Now gurus to stay in-the-know by searching for reviews of games by ratings, new releases, popular picks, category, name, and more - all in one convenient application. With WGamer.com, customers can do their research and feel reassured that the game they download is exactly the game they had in mind.
"In addition to providing our customers easy access to fun and cool Get It Now games, we also want to offer them information tools that can help them choose games best suited to their tastes," said Paul Palmieri, director, business development at Verizon Wireless. "Offering easy access to information sources such as Wireless Gaming Review will help them identify the games they will enjoy most."
WGamer.com, powered by Vindigo, is available in the getGAMES shopping aisle under getFUN in the Get It Now virtual store. Verizon Wireless customers can download WGamer.com onto select Get It Now-enabled handsets for $2.99 monthly access. 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.
Verizon Wireless products and services are available in more than 1,200 Verizon Wireless Communications Stores, at participating Circuit City and RadioShack locations and on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. For more information on how to download W.Gamer.com onto your Get It Now- enabled phone, visit www.vindigo.com/wgr.
About Vindigo StudiosVindigo Studios is one of the best-known publishers and developers of consumer applications for mobile devices in the U.S. Vindigo Studios' proprietary technology and network of content partners power compelling applications on every major wireless carrier. More than two million consumers have downloaded a Vindigo Studios application; Deloitte and Touche recently recognized the company as a "Rising Star" for its rapid revenue growth. More information can be found at www.vindigostudios.com.
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 40.4 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 and lets customers download applications over the air and purchase them directly from their phones. Virtual shopping aisles, including getGAMES, getTONES, getGOING, getPIX, getFUN and getMESSAGING, are organized to help customers find what they want, when they want it.
Vindigo is a registered trademark of Vindigo, Inc. All names may be the trademarks of their respective companies.####