YouTube will deliver user-submitted video from its site to mobile customers of Verizon’s V Cast video service.
You have to pay $15/month extra (above Verizon’s basic wireless service) for V Cast. However, a caveat: Verizon phones will only carry “high quality” YouTube videos, which seems to go against YouTube’s origins of promoting user-generated videos that are often grainy and of average-quality, but compelling nonetheless. Still, video quality is improving overall, and so this may not be a problem near-term. It is also a first for YouTube, which had promised the service was coming. More deals coming.