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

BEDMINSTER, NJ — MEDIA ADVISORY


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 Wireless617-520-7263kcrummey@webershandwick.com  

About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 51.3 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.

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