WHO: Verizon Wireless, the nation’s leading wireless provider.
WHAT: The webcast of the Verizon Developer Community (VDC) Conference will be available later today for replay at www.vdc2009.com. The VDC Conference provided mobile applications developers with an overview of the VDC, including technical, marketing and network information from Verizon Wireless and other industry leaders.
Speakers for the morning sessions included:
- 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
Afternoon deep-dive sessions are also available for viewing on the Web.
WHERE: To watch the replay of the webcast, visit www.vdc2009.com. Information on yesterday’s agenda and speakers is available on the site. Developers can also see what happened at the show on Twitter at www.twitter.com/VDCConference.
WHEN: Available immediately.
BACKGROUND: The VDC Conference provided 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. Verizon Wireless leaders and other partners addressed technical, marketing and network information.
About Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and data network, serving 87.7 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 87,000 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