Verizon Bringing VCast Video to Its Android Handsets on

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    Verizon Bringing VCast Video to Its Android Handsets on Monday

    [​IMG]04. Jun, 2010 written by Kevin Krause / phandroid.com[​IMG]1 Comment
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    Philadelphia-area VZW rep Sheldon Jones tweeted away that Verizon will be bringing its VCast Video service to their Android smartphones starting Monday, June 7th. Verizon’s mobile video service has been surprisingly absent from their now dominate Droid lineup, even though it exists on practically every feature phone Verizon offers.
    The viewing experience should be stepped-up on the beefier hardware of the likes of the Motorola Droid and HTC Droid Incredible, and its hard to imagine their bright and clear screens won’t do the videos justice. Incredible owners should even be able to plug their Droid into their TV and get access to VCast shows and clips on their television sets. Pretty good if you’re into mobile video; last time I checked VCast had a decent selection to choose from.


    Verizon Bringing VCast Video to Its Android Handsets on Monday | Androidheadlines.com
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    sweet i can catch the world cup on my droid now!!!!
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    is this free? i remember we paid before for vcast stuff right? but i know we have the data plan now. so not sure.
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    If it was like before, some would be free some wont.. but I guess we see Monday..
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    Free vacst for 30 days BTW, if you want the promo code PM so you can get it applied to your account.
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    i hope its free, we already are paying $30 for the data a month. i just wanna watch the world cup on the go from my droid
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    does vcast have any live tv? or is it just pre-recorded tv show and sports clips?
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    Its both, it has live tv and recorded
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    Usually not VCAST on demand video is 10 dollars while VCAST mobile tv (Available in a very LIMITED market) is 13-15 dollars per month. By VCAST video service I am not sure which one they are bringing to android:)
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    How do we get this? Is it a download in the market? I love vcast! Its the only tv I have since we dumped cable, and I have been without it since I upgraded from my env. That was the only drawback to the droid imo.
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    Well it has a live tv option but Im not sure how thats all going to work with the droid, that was like $15 a month extra back when i had my voyager, so no idea now...

    I just checked the market, I dont see it yet.. if anyone finds it pls post.
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    I just checked the market too. Didn't see it.
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    According to Verizon it will be available "sometime" today. Sometime being the keyword so for all we know it could be 10pm. Keep checking the market throughout the day it will be in the Verizon section of the market.


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    called Verizon

    I just got off the phone with Verizon. though "unable to give specifics" they did tell me it would be in the market. They also told me i might have to restart my phone. What i had to find out the hard way is that you have to call them and ask them to put the service on your account. Apparently you can't add it manually.

    I still don't see it so if anyone was able to download please let us know.
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    oh and....

    Lets go Nigeria. World Cup 2010
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    And where the hell is slingbox, thats supposed to be out soon too..
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    did they happen to say the fee?
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    Ok update the promo code is no longer vaild but you can't still get the free month via customer service. They have to add it. How it will show up is first month bill will be charged but credited the next month.
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    I am irritated. Its after 8 here Pacific time, still no Vcast in the market.
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    Its in the market now. I posted in the other thread too. Do they merge threads here? Might be easier!