Verizon Wireless launches V CAST

Verizon Wireless launched the nation's first 3G multimedia service, called V CAST which will be available on three new phones - LG VX80000, Samsung SCH-A890 and Audiovox CDM-8940. As previously written the cost of this service is $15.00 monthly. Music and videogames can be downloaded at an extra charge. V CAST customers will have access to:

 

 

News

  • NBC Mobile - NBC Mobile (NBC Universal) – interview excerpts, weather updates and political analysis from NBC News personalities.

  • E! Entertainment Television (E! Entertainment Television) – short content from E! News, The Awful Truth®, Fashion PoliceTM, Watch with Kristin, Red Carpet Moments, E! TV Highlights, Wild On!®

  • CNNtoGO Video (Cable News Network) – hourly news updates and short content from CNN NewsPass and CNN Now in the News (formerly CNN Quickcast)

  • AccuWeather (Accuweather.com) – national, regional and localized forecasts and breaking weather news
  • MarketWatch (Dow Jones & Company) – business and financial news with market updates, features and interviews

Sports

  • FOX Sports – including FOX NFL Sunday from Jacksonville, “Best Damn Sports Show Period,” “I, Max,” “Beyond the Glory,” Daily National Update with “FOX Wire,” In-Depth Coverage from Regional Sports Reports and Extensive Pre- and Post-Game Coverage and Interviews

  • ESPN (ESPN) – college basketball and football highlights, sports news and information, game analysis and reporting from ESPN experts and personalities

 

Entertainment

  • Music Videos (Warner Music Group) – from new stars and legendary artists at the price of $3.99

  • “24: Conspiracy” -  an original live-action thriller video clip series inspired by the Emmy and Golden Globe Award winning drama “24”. It will be available February 7, 2005

  • Just For Laughs (Airborne) – Just For Laughs Gags, Just For Laughs Offbeat and Just For Laughs Stand-Up Series

  • CinemaElectric (CinemaElectric) – extreme sports, Hollywood and fashion show catwalks video clips

  • VH1 (MTV Networks) – including short content from “Best Week Ever”

 

3D Games

  • JAMDAT 3D Bowling - $2.49 monthly access or $8.99 for unlimited use purchase

  • Disney's Kingdom Hearts 3D (WDIG) – $4.99 monthly access

  • Asphalt: Urban GT (Gameloft) – $2.99 monthly access or $9.99 for unlimited use purchase

  • AMF Bowling (Vir2L Studios and Superscape) – $2.49 monthly access or $8.99 for unlimited use purchase

  • Evel Knievel 3D (Superscape) – $2.49 monthly access or $8.99 for unlimited use purchase

  • Spiderman 2 3D: NY Rooftops (Sony Pictures) – $2.99 monthly access or $9.99 for unlimited use purchase

source:

Verizon Wireless

 

 

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