"This new feature, this push to talk feature... now you get this on the nation's best wireless network. So you have the advantage of our excellent Verizon Wireless network and you have the added feature of this push to talk." One of the unique features Verizon Wireless is adding... .are on screen icons to tell users which of their push to talk contacts are available ... similar to what you would see with instant messaging services on a PC... .
"What's unique about this is not only can you do personal calling, one on one, you can also call groups. You speak to these groups at the same time and you build these groups by simply going to a Web site. You don't have to call customer service, you can control all of this yourself from a Web site." Service plans that included unlimited Push to Talk start at about 60 dollars a month. Verizon and Nextel have been battling in court over Verizon's use of the phrase Push to Talk... in selling the new service. Bloomberg Boot Camp, I'm Fred Fishkin.