Verizon Wireless Delivers Exclusive V CAST Content from The Red Carpet at Univision's Premios Juventud Awards

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Verizon Wireless V CAST customers will have an exclusive front row seat to the third annual "Premios Juventud" (Youth Awards) awards show, broadcast live on the Univision Television Network on July 13, 2006 from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. Fans will be able to download and view video from red carpet interviews and behind-the-scenes action from this year's awards show. During Premios Juventud, Hispanic youth honor their idols in Film, Sports, Fashion and Pop Culture with special on-stage performances from Latin artists such as Don Omar, Thalía, RBD and Mexican mega group, Maná.

Verizon Wireless customers with Get It Now®-enabled phones can also check out ring tones, Ringback Tones, music tones, wallpapers, and voice ringers from many of the artists, nominees, guests, and performers attending Premios Juventud in the Get It Now virtual store. Customers can visit to access exclusive Premios Juventud content.

"This is an exciting extension of our relationship with Univision Móvil that allows us to expand our content offerings and bring the latest in Latin entertainment to our V CAST service," said Mark Lowenstein, vice president of market strategy and segmentation for Verizon Wireless. "Premios Juventud will feature the hottest Latin entertainers, and we are excited to provide our diverse customer base with exclusive behind-the-scenes access to their favorite artists."

In addition to offering customers Premios Juventud red carpet interviews, subscribers to Verizon Wireless' V CAST service, the nation's first wireless broadband multimedia service for consumers that delivers high-quality video from today's hottest content providers, can watch exclusive behind the scenes programming at the awards show.

To get V CAST from Verizon Wireless, customers simply equip their V CAST-enabled phones with a V CAST VPak subscription for $15.00 monthly access added to their Verizon Wireless calling plan. Unlimited basic video clips are included, but application download fees apply for 3D games, music and premium video. V CAST runs on Verizon Wireless' broadband network, the most award-winning wireless broadband network in the nation. For more information, visit

Verizon Wireless customers with select Get It Now-enabled phones can download applications from the shopping aisles of the Get It Now virtual store. 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 phone and Verizon Wireless digital service to access the Get It Now virtual store.

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