Verizon Launches Ringback Tones In California
Nov 16, 2004, 1:42 PM by (staff)
Verizon Wireless announced today it is the first national carrier to offer Ringback Tones - short clips of real music that replace the standard ring callers hear when they call the phone of a Ringback Tone subscriber. The service is available now for customers in Sacramento and southern California, with national availability planned for mid-2005. Customers can choose from an initial catalog of more than 2,200 songs in 13 different music genres. Set-up options include different ringback tones for different callers based on the Caller ID, Group List or the time of day. The service is priced at 99 cents per month, plus $1.99 annually for each tone.
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Pandora Launches Premium Music Service
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Verizon Rehashes Prepaid Plans
Verizon Wireless today announced new options for its prepaid service. Beginning June 6, Verizon prepaid customers can select from four main plans: 3 GB for $40 per month, 7 GB for $50, 10 GB for $60, or unlimited for $80.
No big deal. You can do this with Moto phones already ...
Erm... no. You can't do this with a phone. It happens on the network side. Phones can't generate or determine ringback tones.
When you ...
badsky2k said:Another minor quibble I have with Verizon's data services.
No big deal. You can do this with Moto phones already and it does not incur a recurring charge. VZW just does not get it!