SAN FRANCISCO, CA and BASKING RIDGE, NJ — From CTIA WIRELESS I.T. & Entertainment 2008 in San Francisco, Verizon Wireless, builder and operator of the nation’s most reliable wireless voice and data network, today announced Verizon Wireless customers now have access to new mobile games from some of the leading content providers in the mobile gaming industry, including:
- Glu Mobile Inc.
- Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.
- Namco Networks
- RealNetworks®, Inc.
- SkyZone Entertainment, Inc.
- Smashing Ideas, Inc.
- Sony Pictures Television
“Mobile games are some of the most ‘in-demand’ data services our customers want, and Verizon Wireless works constantly to provide its customers with the optimal gaming experience,” said Todd Murphy, director of digital media at Verizon. “We offer mobile games of many different genres and types – all available on quality handsets that run on the nation’s most reliable wireless network.”
Verizon Wireless customers can purchase and download games in the Games shopping aisle in the Get It Now® or Media Center virtual store on a number of popular phones from Verizon Wireless. Application purchase prices and subscription fees may vary; unless customers have unlimited data features, airtime or megabyte charges may also apply when browsing, downloading and using certain applications.
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.
(EDITOR’S NOTE: See separate series of news releases for details about each mobile game provider’s new titles available to Verizon Wireless customers.)
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 68.7 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 70,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, go to: 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.