Verizon Wireless (VZ, VOD) launches GameTanium, a service that delivers 100 smartphone games and...

|About: Verizon Communications (VZ)|By:, SA News Editor

Verizon Wireless (VZ, VOD) launches GameTanium, a service that delivers 100 smartphone games and 50 tablet games on-demand to subscribers using Android devices for $5.99/month. It's another example of carrier attempts to profit from delivering value-added mobile content and services, rather than merely acting as "dumb pipes" for the content/services of others. These efforts have seen limited success in the post-iPhone era. (also)