RALEIGH, NC — For residents and visitors in the Raleigh/Durham area, 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 can use the same phones that give them access to the nation’s most reliable network to also catch sporting events, breaking news and their favorite network TV shows while on the go.
V CAST Mobile TV offers programming for TV viewers of all ages and interests, from live sporting events to news to great shows, including “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien,” “CSI: NY” and “Dora the Explorer.” By combining popular content and intuitive controls with a dedicated multicast network that allows users to watch video and change channels quickly and easily, 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 Mobile, 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.
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. V CAST Mobile TV is currently available on the Motorola Krave ZN4 and LG Voyager. For the latest information on V CAST Mobile TV from Verizon Wireless, including programs, handsets, pricing and availability in these and other markets around the country, visit the V CAST Mobile TV Web site at www.verizonwireless.com/mobiletv.
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.