Verizon Wireless Hosts V CAST Music News Conference At SXSW (South By Southwest)


WHO: Verizon Wireless, owner of the first wireless broadband network in the country

WHAT: Verizon Wireless hosts a news conference, introducing expanded catalog of independent music for its V CAST Music service, featuring:

  • Ted Casey, associate director of music programming and business development for Verizon Wireless

  • Richard Gottehrer, co-founder and chairman of The Orchard

  • Kevin Arnold, chief executive officer for IODA (Independent Online Distribution Alliance)

  • Gray Gannaway, head of digital distribution for CD Baby

  • Tuhin Roy, managing director for DRA (Digital Rights Agency)

WHERE: Press Suite: Room 14 (Floor 4) Austin Convention Center500 East Cesar Chavez StreetAustin, TX 78701

WHEN: 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 16, 2006

RSVP: Kelly Crummey Weber Shandwick for Verizon  

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