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Verizon Wireless and Warner Music Group launch music video download service

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 01 Feb 2005 1:13

Verizon Wireless and Warner Music Group have launched the first music video download service in the United States. The service runs on Verizon Wireless' Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) network. The service has been called V Cast and because it uses EV-DO it will be available in more than 30 major metropolitan markets and covers more than 75 million people. It will cost about $15.00 a month for access to the service. It will be added to customers Verizon Wireless calling plan. It will get them access to more than 300 daily updated video clips from news, entertainment, weather and sports from leading content providers.
As for music videos and other premium content, an extra charge of about $3.99 will be added. There are no additional airtime charges to download and watch WMG music videos and other V CAST basic content. The LG VX8000 is available to Verizon Wireless customers for $199.99 after $70 rebate with a two-year customer agreement. Samsung a890 is $249.99 after a $70 rebate with a two-year customer agreement, and the CDM8940 from UTStarcom Personal Communications priced at $229.99 after a $70 rebate with a two-year customer agreement.

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SlashPhone.com

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