Verizon Wireless Ringback Tones: The Newest Stage for Universal Music Group Artists - Apr 18, 2005 08:31 AM (PR Newswire)
Verizon Wireless Customers Can Express Their Individuality With a Choice of Popular Universal Music Group Artists
BEDMINSTER, N.J., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, the nation's leading wireless service provider, announced it has entered into an agreement with Universal Music Group, the world's leading music company, to bring new Ringback Tones from the company's extensive catalog of chart-topping artists to Verizon Wireless Ringback Tone customers. With an extensive collection of 500 hot Ringback Tones, Universal Music Group is the newest resource for Verizon Wireless customers looking for the perfect Ringback Tone to replace the standard ring callers hear while they wait for their call to be answered. Verizon Wireless became the first national carrier to offer Ringback Tones when it introduced the service in Southern California and Sacramento last year.
With an entire catalog of popular music choices, Universal Music Group makes it easy for Verizon Wireless customers to select the Ringback Tone that best fits their personal style. By browsing through categories such as Rap, Hip-Hop, Soundtracks, Metal/Alternative, R&B/Soul, 80's, Classic Rock, Pop/Rock, Country, Club Hits, 70's, Oldies, 60's and Holiday, customers can set up their Ringback Tones to include a standard Ringback Tone (including the Verizon Wireless standard Ringback Tone), or choose different Ringback Tones for each caller based on the Caller ID, Group List or the time of day.
Universal Music Group fans will find it easy to choose the perfect Ringback Tone by simply visiting the Ringback Tones Web site atwhere they can register, browse and preview the latest Ringback Tones from the biggest names in the music industry today. Customers can also sign up to receive a TXT Alert whenever their selected artists release new Ringback Tones by visiting the My Alerts section of the site and selecting TXT notifications. Standard text messaging rates apply to TXT Alerts.