WALNUT CREEK, CA — In San Francisco, Sacramento and Fresno, wait times at the airport, doctors’ offices and restaurants just got a lot more entertaining. Verizon Wireless customers can now watch high-quality television on their mobile phones with V CAST Mobile TV, which offers the best of broadcast and cable television programming – including live shows and other mobile television content – 24 hours a day from many of the best-known entertainment brands.
With V CAST Mobile TV on their Verizon Wireless phones, customers in San Francisco, Sacramento, and Fresno can use a phone that gives them access to the nation’s most reliable network also to catch live sporting events, breaking news and their favorite network TV shows while on the go.
V CAST Mobile TV offers programming for viewers of all ages and interests, including “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien,” “CSI: NY,” and “Dora the Explorer.” By combining popular content with a dedicated multicast network, V CAST Mobile TV gives customers a high-quality TV viewing experience. Customers can get full–length simulcast and time–shifted programming from top entertainment brands, including CBS, CBS College Sports, CBS News, CNBC, Comedy Central, ESPN, FOX, FOX News, FOX Sports, MSNBC, MTV, NBC, NBC 2Go, NBC News, NBC Sports, Nickelodeon and NickToons.
V CAST Mobile TV also comes with parental control features, so parents can monitor and restrict the programs their children view.
“Busy consumers can now stay up-to-date with their favorite TV shows, news and sports without having to push record on their TV,” said Kevin Zavaglia, regional president for Verizon Wireless. “With V CAST Mobile TV, people can now get access to broadcast quality television in the palm of their hand.”
V CAST Mobile TV from Verizon Wireless is provided by the award-winning FLO TV™, live mobile TV service from FLO TV Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated. The FLO TV service uses a technology that delivers programming in a linear format over the company’s own dedicated mobile network, so Verizon Wireless can offer customers the latest in mobile entertainment without impacting its award-winning voice and data services.
Monthly access packages for V CAST Mobile TV range from $13 to $25 per month. For the latest information on V CAST Mobile TV from Verizon Wireless, including programs, handsets, pricing and availability, visit the V CAST Mobile TV Web site at www.verizonwireless.com/mobiletv.
San Francisco, Sacramento, and Fresno customers can visit their local Verizon Wireless Communications Stores.
About Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and data network, serving more than 86.6 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 86,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, visit 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.