Webcast Details Announced For Verizon Developer Community Conference: Visit www.vdc2009.com

WHO: Verizon Wireless, the nation’s leading wireless provider

WHAT: The morning general sessions of the Verizon Developer Community (VDC) Conference will be webcast live at www.vdc2009.com and will provide mobile applications developers with an overview of the VDC, including technical, marketing and network information from Verizon Wireless and other industry leaders.

As of today, confirmed speakers for the morning sessions include:

  • Lowell McAdam, chief executive officer, Verizon Wireless
  • John Stratton, chief marketing officer, Verizon
  • Roger Gurnani, senior vice president, product development, Verizon Wireless
  • Jim Balsillie, co-chief executive officer, Research In Motion
  • Masayoshi Son, chairman and chief executive officer, Softbank Mobile (via video)
  • Executives with developer partners discussing their experiences launching applications with Verizon

The afternoon deep-dive sessions will be available for viewing on the Web shortly after the conference concludes.

WHERE: To register for the webcast, visit www.vdc2009.com and click on the WEBCAST tab. Developers can also find information on the agenda and speakers or register for the conference at www.vdc2009.com.

WHEN: The VDC Conference webcast will begin at 9:30 a.m. PT / 12:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, July 28, 2009, live from The Fairmont San Jose.

BACKGROUND: The VDC Conference on July 28, 2009, in Silicon Valley will provide mobile applications developers with an overview of the company’s overall strategy around applications; information on a new developer portal; and the process of submitting, launching and revenue sharing for applications on Verizon Wireless devices as well as the upcoming launch of an applications store. Technical, marketing and network information will be addressed by Verizon Wireless leaders and other partners.

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.