NBC channels come to Verizon V CAST phones

NBC Universal have inked a deal with US mobile network Verizon to bring nine of their channels to the operators V CAST handsets.

Starting today, V CAST customers with select phones can view short video on demand from NBCU’s entire suite of video channels and brands, including NBC News, NBC Sports, NBC Comedy, BravoToGo, NBC Entertainment, Telemundo, mun2 and iVillage.

The service also includes clips from shows such as Heroes, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, The Office, and Project Runway.

Commenting on the deal, Jean-Briac Perrette, president of NBC Universal Digital Distribution, said: “NBCU continues to be a leader in extending the reach of our brands across mobile devices. Through our expanded partnership with Verizon, consumers can watch an extensive offering of NBCU content where and when they want.”

The V CAST service costs $3 for a 24 hour period, or $15 per month for a subscription package. Data streaming charges are included in the cost, but application download fees apply for 3D games and premium video.

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