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Verizon’s Viewdini Android App to Meet All of Your Streaming Video Search Needs

Verizon Wireless announced its new viewdini video searching Android application on Tuesday. At launch, this new app will hunt and peck through streaming video content from major players such as Netflix, Hulu Plus, Comcast Xfinity and mSport. In addition to these content heavyweights, Verizon’s very own FIOS is expected to be added soon.

“Verizon Wireless has the network to deliver the video choices our customers want with the quality and speed customers demand,” said Dan Mead, president and CEO of Verizon Wireless. “Working with a wide range of providers, we’re giving our customers a simple and intuitive way to find shows, movies and other videos from the sources they have relationships with and discover new sources of video as well.”

The application will allow users to search by title, topic, or an actor or actresses’s name and will then provide information on which services have content available for free, by subscription or for renting/purchase. The software will also provide information such as cast and crew info and will recommend similar titles.

Viewdini will be available later this month from the Google Play Store and will be exclusive to Verizon’s 4G LTE Android devices. Verizon has plans to bring viewdini to different mobile operating systems after its release.

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Verizon Wireless Introduces Viewdini: Innovative Mobile Video Portal To Provide Quick And Easy Access To Content

Video from Leading Content Providers, Including Verizon FiOS, Comcast and Others, to Give Customers Choice of Entertainment on Mobile Devices

BOSTON and BASKING RIDGE, NJ  — Verizon Wireless today introduced viewdini, an innovative portal that creates a new entertainment choice for consumers by making it simple to search and view movies, television shows, and other video on mobile devices.

Viewdini leverages the power of Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network, streamlining access to videos from a wide range of content providers, including cable operators, websites and other popular video sources.  Comcast Xfinity®, Hulu Plus, mSpot and Netflix are among the participants at launch, with more including Verizon FiOS expected to be added soon.

“Verizon Wireless has the network to deliver the video choices our customers want with the quality and speed customers demand,” said Dan Mead, president and CEO of Verizon Wireless.  “Working with a wide range of providers, we’re giving our customers a simple and intuitive way to find shows, movies and other videos from the sources they have relationships with and discover new sources of video as well.”

Verizon Wireless made the announcement in Boston at The Cable Show 2012, the National Cable & Telecommunication Association annual conference.

Verizon Wireless’ viewdini acts as a mobile video aggregator that makes it easy for users to search thousands of titles from some of the Web’s leading content providers like Netflix, Hulu Plus, mSpot, TV sites, movie studios, Comcast’s Xfinity TV, Verizon FiOS and cable operators.  By simply searching for a title, topic, or star’s name, viewdini will let customers know which services have mobile video for streaming, and whether it is available  at no additional charge, by subscription, to rent or for purchase.  A simple click will also provide related content and information like cast and crew info and links to similar titles.

Viewdini will be available to Verizon Wireless customers with 4G LTE Android™ devices later this month, with support for other operating systems expected to be added soon.  The application can be downloaded from the Google Play store, and is free to customers.

For more information about the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network, please visit: www.verizonwireless.com/lte.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 93.0 million retail customers, including 88.0 million retail postpaid customers.  Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 80,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD).  For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

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Mark Hearn

Mark Hearn is a nerd's nerd if ever such a thing existed. Covering the mobile scene for several years, he also has a love for film, sports, gaming...

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