V Cast TV could launch March 1
It is expected Verizon will launch its V Cast TV service with the Samsung SCH-U620 in just more than a week.
The tech sites are buzzing with loads of Verizon Wireless dish today. First and foremost, it's now almost certain that CES that we chose it as our best in show pick for the cell phone category.is aiming for a March 1 launch date. That's a bit sooner than we expected (Verizon originally said near the end of March) so it's very good news indeed. If you remember, V Cast so wowed us at
Though Verizon showed two V Cast TV phones at CES--the and the (aka the Mobi)--it appears the Mobi will launch first. That's a bit disappointing as we were partial to the LG handset but we're still eager to give the Mobi a formal review nonetheless. My: Tech News blog found the Mobi on Verizon's Testman Web site earlier today but we were unable to locate it when we looked. But in any case, the Testman site has always been a reliable indicator of what will be in Verizon stores soon. The Mobi should cost a reasonable $149.99 with a two-year contract, but we're still waiting on exact pricing details for the TV service.
Also in Verizon land, a sharp-eyed Crave reader told us he sighted the
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