Verizon Wireless launches V CAST

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:




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


  • 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



  • 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


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