Verizon Wireless will launch VCast Mobile TV tomorrow

Verizon Wireless will launch VCast Mobile TV tomorrow
LG VX-9400

LG VX-9400

Samsung U620

Samsung U620

According to information posted of Verizon's website, the carrier will launch its digital TV service for mobile phone tomorrow, March 1st. The new service called VCast Mobile TV is based on MediaFlo broadcasting standard, developed by Qualcomm.



The initial lineup is expected to include CBS, Comedy Central, FOX, NBC News, NBC Entertainment, MTV and Nickelodeon. Additional channels are expected to be added to the lineup after the launch. A program guide is also available and includes date, time and program information, and also allows customers to view programming details up to 48 hours ahead of the scheduled broadcast.

The initial lineup of phones will consist of LG VX-9400 and Samsung aU620. Both devices feature QVGA displays, which will be the minimum required for the VCAST TV service.

Currenty, it is unclear what the initial pricing or availability will be.

LG VX-9400
LG VX-9400
LG VX-9400
LG VX-9400
LG VX-9400
LG VX-9400
LG VX-9400
LG VX-9400
LG VX-9400
LG VX-9400
LG VX-9400
LG VX-9400

LG VX-9400



Samsung SCH-U620
Samsung SCH-U620
Samsung SCH-U620
Samsung SCH-U620
Samsung SCH-U620
Samsung SCH-U620
Samsung SCH-U620
Samsung SCH-U620
Samsung SCH-U620
Samsung SCH-U620
Samsung SCH-U620
Samsung SCH-U620

Samsung SCH-U620


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