Verizon's V Cast Video Going Dark December 15
Dec 3, 2012, 1:43 PM by Eric M. Zeman
Verizon Wireless has indicated via its web site that it will shut down its V Cast Video service on December 15. Verizon launched V Cast Video, which streams short video segments to cell phones via its 3G network, in 2005. Verizon said that it will still offer customers its NFL Mobile application for $5 per month, as well as viewdini, a free mobile video discovery service it launched earlier this year. V Cast Video marks the second major mobile video service retired by Verizon, which gave up Qualcomm's MediaFLO network in 2010.
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