VOCEL and Prima Games Offer 'Strategy On The Go' Wireless Gaming Application to Verizon Wireless Mobile Web 2.0 Customers

VOCEL and Verizon Wireless Bring Instant Access To 'Codes and Cheats'

For Over 3,000 Video Games On Verizon Wireless Mobile Web 2.0-Capable Phones



Nov 15, 2005, 00:00 ET from Verizon Wireless from ,VOCEL

    BEDMINSTER, N.J., and NEW YORK, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- VOCEL, one of the
 most exciting "push technology" companies in the wireless field, and Prima
 Games, a division of Random House Inc., and the leading publisher of video
 game guides, have joined forces to offer Verizon Wireless Mobile Web 2.0(SM)
 customers a first-ever opportunity to access Prima's extensive strategy gaming
 library directly from their Mobile Web 2.0-capable phones. Video gamers who
 want to improve their gaming skills can now take advantage of the newest game
 codes and cheats from the strategy experts at Prima Games.
     Gaming fanatics will have access to the entire Prima code database which
 currently lists 41,000 video game cheat codes for more than 3,000 games with
 constant updates when codes are released for new top titles. Mobile Web 2.0
 customers with favorite games can save these favorites for instant access or
 look up additional cheats and codes directly from their Mobile Web 2.0-enabled
 phone.
     "We are committed to developing high-end, interactive wireless
 applications that go anywhere and can enrich people's lives in many ways,"
 said Carl Washburn, VOCEL's CEO and founder.  "By offering Prima Cheats and
 Codes to Verizon Wireless' extensive Mobile Web 2.0 customers base, VOCEL is
 able to provide serious video gamers with an immediate way to improve their
 scores while allowing them valuable uninterrupted game-play."
     Prima Cheats and Codes is available now from Verizon Wireless on Mobile
 Web 2.0-capable handsets. Mobile Web 2.0 can be self provisioned, eliminating
 the need for customers to call customer service or visit a Verizon Wireless
 Communications Store to sign up for the service. Customers simply register for
 Mobile Web 2.0 on their Mobile Web 2.0-capable handset and get access to
 information and content right from their wireless handsets.  Mobile Web 2.0 is
 available for a $5.00 monthly access, plus airtime. Prima Cheats and Codes is
 a premium application and is available for an additional monthly fee of $1.99
 added to the $5.00 Mobile Web 2.0 monthly access cost.
     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 Prima Games
     Prima Games, a division of Random House Inc., is the world's leading
 publisher of official guides for computer and console video games, with more
 than 1,400 titles published and over 90 million guides in print. Prima Games
 is quickly becoming the definitive resource for game-related tips, codes and
 strategies in print and on electronic and mobile formats. Drawing from its
 extensive library of print guides, Primagames.com now offers more than 400
 eGuides and codes covering 3,500 video and computer games are available on
 major mobile phone carriers. More information can be found on the Web at
 www.primagames.com.
 
     About VOCEL
     VOCEL is a groundbreaking publisher of premium-branded applications for
 mobile phones and other wireless devices that bring exciting new capabilities
 into user's lives. VOCEL's patent-pending push technology sends enhanced,
 full-color interactive messages to mobile phones for both consumer and
 enterprise applications. Whether you are preparing for a college entrance
 exam, learning a new language, interested in serialized book content or
 keeping track of your health, your mobile phone can now be your best asset.
 Ever forget to study? Just let your phone send you practice questions
 throughout the day!
     VOCEL's premium-branded content partners include The Princeton Review,
 Living Language, Random House Books, Harlequin Fiction Romance, The Pill Book,
 Fodor's guides, Verizon, Prima Games, and the United States Postal Service.
 VOCEL technology integrates voice, data, and messaging to improve the quality
 of your life!
     For additional information, please visit VOCEL at www.VOCEL.com.
 
     About Verizon Wireless
     Verizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless
 network, serving 49.3 million voice and data customers. Headquartered in
 Bedminster, NJ, Verizon Wireless 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. 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.
 
 

SOURCE Verizon Wireless; VOCEL