BASKING RIDGE, NJ — With the 2008 presidential election less than three weeks away, Verizon Wireless customers across the nation can access full coverage of tonight’s presidential debate from Hofstra University on their phones. The nation’s most reliable wireless network is offering customers two options for watching the final presidential debate: live beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET on CBS News through V CAST Video, as well as through NBC 2Go, MSNBC, CNBC, CBS and FNC on V CAST Mobile TV. In addition, Verizon Wireless customers can access full election coverage on Nov. 4 through NBC News and CBS News.
Verizon Wireless customers watched the first presidential debate from Oxford, Miss.; the highly-anticipated vice presidential debate in St. Louis; and last week’s presidential debate from Nashville, Tenn. – all from their V CAST-enabled phones.
Customers can check out V CAST Video whenever they want for just $3.00 for 24-hour use or by signing up for the $15.00 V CAST VPak monthly subscription, which also includes access to Verizon Wireless’ ESPN MVP, Get It Now® and Mobile Web services. Customers get unlimited basic video but application download fees may apply for 3D games and premium video. There are no airtime or megabyte charges to download, stream or watch V CAST content with any V CAST subscription.
Monthly access packages for V CAST Mobile TV begin at $13.00 per month. For more information on V CAST Mobile TV from Verizon Wireless, including available markets, program guides and schedules, visit the V CAST Mobile TV Web site at www.verizonwireless.com/mobiletv.
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.