Press Release posted by Michelle Ruhfass on Monday July 02, 2007.
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Verizon Wireless Customers Can Stay Connected with E-mail from Yahoo!, AOL and Windows Live
BASKING RIDGE, N.J., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless customers can now get their e-mail on-the-go and stay connected to family and friends with the company's new Mobile E-mail application on select Get It Now(R)-enabled phones. Mobile E-mail provides Verizon Wireless customers with easy access to the world's most popular e-mail services, including Yahoo!(R) Mail, AOL(R) Mail, AIM(R) Mail, Windows Live Hotmail, Verizon.net accounts and more on their mobile phones.
Mobile E-mail from Verizon Wireless, powered by OZ, works with major ISP (Internet Service Providers) and POP3 (Post Office Protocol) or IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) e-mail accounts. Verizon Wireless customers with select Get It Now-enabled phones can access up to 10 e-mail accounts. Each ISP e-mail account will have the same branded "look and feel" on the mobile phone screen as it does on the computer screen. Other features of Mobile E-mail include access and use of the contact list on the phone for all mailbox accounts and regular alert notification of new e-mails.
Mobile E-mail is available today in Verizon Wireless' Get It Now virtual store on the enV by LG, the MOTORAZR V3m, MOTORAZR V3c, the LG VX8300 and the Chocolate by LG for $5.00 monthly access, and the service is expected to be available on additional handsets in the coming weeks and months. Download charges for Get It Now applications vary and airtime charges apply when browsing, downloading and using certain applications. Customers need a Get It Now-enabled handset and Verizon Wireless digital service to access the Get It Now virtual store. Verizon Wireless customers with America's Choice Premium calling plans can access Mobile E-mail for no additional charge or airtime charges; America's Choice(R) Premium plans start at $79.99 for 450 minutes and Unlimited Messaging, V CAST, VZ Navigator(SM) and Mobile E-mail.
For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 60.7 million customers. The largest US wireless company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 66,000 employees nationwide. The company is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com.
Michelle is MobileBurn.com's Managing Editor, and is responsible for sourcing devices for reviews.