BEDMINSTER, NJ and ATLANTA — Partnering with local TV affiliates in cities across the country, Atlanta, GA-based dominant local content provider, Local Solutions Network, Inc. (LSN) and Verizon Wireless, the nation's leading wireless service provider are bringing the very latest in local news, weather and sports to Verizon Wireless Mobile Web 2.0SM customers.
Local Wireless® offers Verizon Wireless' customers with a Mobile Web 2.0-enabled handset, easy access to news, weather and sports updates from local television station affiliates. Local Wireless is the perfect resource for the on-the-go customer looking for immediate access to local information. Customers too busy to catch the evening news can stay abreast of the day's local news headlines directly from their wireless phones.
Ideal for those planning to spend the day outdoors, Local Wireless provides access to up-to-the-minute weather updates so golfers will never have to worry about getting caught in the rain. By simply pressing a few keys on their Mobile Web 2.0-enabled handset, Verizon Wireless customers can access the latest weather reports through Doppler® radar. And, those customers running errands on the weekend can still see how their local team is doing by having access to the latest scores and game status right at their fingertips.
Local Wireless is available now from Verizon Wireless on Mobile Web 2.0-capable handsets. Mobile Web 2.0 can be self provisioned, eliminating the need for customers to call customer service or visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store to sign up for the service. Customers simply register for Mobile Web 2.0 on their Mobile Web 2.0-capable handset and get access to information and content right from their wireless handsets. Mobile Web 2.0 is available for $5.00 monthly access, plus airtime.
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 owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 49.3 million voice and data 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 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 Local Solutions Network Local Solutions Network works with leading television stations and broadcast groups to deliver local content to mobile users across all U.S. wireless carriers. Currently offering news, weather, sports and more in over 100 local market affiliates across the country, LSN has the nation's largest network of local television news content. Visit www.localsolutionsnetwork.com for more information.####