Cable Technology Feature Article
February 09, 2010
Verizon Wireless Scores Goals with Apps, Games and V Cast
By Mini Swamy, TMCnet Contributor
Football fans are in for some exciting action. It no longer matters from where you are going to watch the Big Game, for Verizon Wireless claims that it has Apps, games and V Cast Video programming, which will make everything come alive anywhere, anytime. Verizon (News - Alert) Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and 3G data network, serving more than 91 million customers.
Verizon Wireless allows fans to follow their favorite teams and savor the excitement of the game. The best part is that fans have a choice. For instance, ESPN MVP gives real-time scores and live gamecasts. It also allows total, instant access to in-depth mobile sports content. If video highlights and alerts are your speciality, then so be it, Verizon is there for you.
For super fans who love graphics and animation, and love to download ringtones and ringback tones for all 32 NFL teams, NFL Pix & Tones is all geared up waiting to serve.
Those fans who have a creative streak in them and revel in creating their own rosters with their favorite NFL players can resort to Madden NFL ‘10 by EA Sports. They have the opportunity to work through the season with Field Vision Passing in order to help them make the best game-time decisions. Better than all of that is the clear audio and enhanced graphics which make customers oblivious to all else but the game.
Customers who relish stats and news coupled with live NFL scores and videos need no longer worry. CBS SportsPro Football provides all that and much more. CBSSports.com allows fantasy subscribers to update their rosters, make picks and also make trades by logging in on their phones. FOX NFL Sunday allows fans and users to watch video recaps, analysis and savor the game at leisure.
Treats and recipe ideas for the best snacks are catered to by BigOven 170,000+Recipes and Drink Makr-Bartender Guide. So party hosts need no longer despair.
All these apps can be downloaded from the Sports or Games categories in Get It Now Media Center on Verizon Wireless feature phones. They are also available online at mediastore.Verizonwireless.com.
V CAST Video is a great feature which allows fans to watch minute details of the game. Every tackle, interception, fumble, touchdown can be viewed. For those who love the nitty gritty of football , the latest news, analysis of the game and press conferences featuring the NFL, CBS Sports Mobile has it all. V CAST enabled feature phones can have access to V CAST Video for a $10 monthly subscription. Although there are no download charges, all users must have a data package.
Verizon Wireless with its apps, games and V CAST Video is a boon for all football aficionados.
Mini Swamy is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.
Edited by Michael Dinan