Verizon Launching Mobile TV in 20 Cities
Mar 1, 2007, 12:30 AM by (staff)
Updated with additional cities. Full details of the VCAST TV launch have been revealed. Verizon will launch with seven channels Thursday: NBC News, NBC, CBS Mobile, MTV Mobile, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and Fox Mobile. ABC is no longer in the launch lineup. The service will cost $15 per month or can be combined with VCAST for unlimited video clip downloads and online access for $25 per month. Verizon is launching the service with the Samsung U620; the LG VX9400 is expected next month. As of Thursday service will be available in Tucson, Albuquerque / Santa Fe, Chicago, Colorado Springs, Dallas, Denver, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Omaha, Palm Springs, Portland, Richmond, Salt Lake City, Seattle / Tacoma, Spokane, St. Louis and Wichita. VCAST TV will be available in Atlanta, LA, New York City and other areas in the near future.
Palm Comes Back from the Dead With Pint-Sized Verizon Exclusive
Palm, a California company that purchased the rights to the Palm brand from TCL, today launched a new device it calls an ultra-mobile product that "syncs with your smartphone to keep you connected but not consumed." The idea is to allow people to access their vital apps when needed, but keep them from staring at their screen all day — particularly when they are out and about. The device is tiny and features an aluminum chassis with Gorilla Glass panels front and back.
YouTube TV Jumps to Another 14 Markets
Aug 17, 2017
Google today said its YouTube TV streaming video service is expanding to 14 new markets this week, with another 17 to follow in the weeks ahead. The new markets going live today include: Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Columbus, Jacksonville-Brunswick, Las Vegas, Louisville, Memphis, Nashville, Pittsburgh, San Antonio, Seattle-Tacoma, Tampa-St.
DirecTV Now Adds CBS, The CW, Other Channels
Aug 7, 2017
AT&T today improved its DirecTV Now television service with the addition of CBS and other channels. DirecTV Now has offered content from ABC, FOX, and NBC since launch, but not CBS.
AT&T Boosts DirecTV Now Live Channel Lineup
Jul 27, 2017
AT&T today said its DirecTV Now television service offers more than 100 live local channels. Local affiliates of ABC, NBC, and FOX (but not CBS) are available in markets including Chicago, Dallas-Ft.
Apple's Indoor Maps Land in 30 New Airports Around the Globe
Dec 15, 2017
Apple recently improved the selection of indoor airport maps in Apple Maps with an expansion to 30 new structures. Apple worked with each individual airport and the associated airlines in order to provide the most accurate data possible, including directions to gates, details about food courts and other amenities, and the ability to jump between floors/levels.
Why it happend this way
Why launch service that nobody can use?
I just don't get it.
Tucson but not Phoenix?
Tucson = NOT
In late Dec my LG8100 charger plug broke and I was forced to use my old Audiovox but I waited for this.
For the past 90 days I havent been able to take a pic, send a pix or flix message or receive th...
Maybe Size Really Doesn't Matter After All...
If one is wondering why Tucson instead of Phoenix, a better question would be why San Bernadino and not Los Angeles? Or why Dallas and not Houston or why New Orleans at all. Particularly with that city's population being down post Katrina... It appears that this launch has nothing to do with size and more to do with where Qualcomm and/or Verizon decided to begin testing the service. If the service is popular...
Though it is dissapointing that the MUCH, MUCH better handset, the LG one isn't going to be released until next month, that one is made for tv viewing.