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Amp'd Mobile ended service August 1, 2007. This wiki page has been restored for preservation of old data and for reference by certain authors working on creating the Page Plus Wiki

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Amp'd Mobile is a mobile phone service launched in the United States in late 2005. The company is a Mobile Virtual Network Operator and operates on the Verizon Wireless CDMA Evolution-Data Optimized|EV-DO network.

Its primary non-Venture Capital investors are MTV Networks and Universal Music Group. The service is targeted at 18-35 year olds, and is the first integrated mobile entertainment company for youth, young professionals and early adopters, and the only 3G carrier in the US specifically targeting that demographic. By leveraging the power of broadband wireless (EVDO), Amp'd Mobile offers traditional services such as voice and text within a completely fresh user interface designed specifically for the "mobile graduate" and third-generation (3G) technology.

Amp'd Mobile offers voice services as well as 3G data services such as wireless broadband based on Verizon Wireless's EV-DO network, text messaging|text and picture messaging, Push-to-Talk, and over-the-air downloadable applications and content

Video on Demand) from its Amp'd Live service.

Physicians Billing Services Medical Billing Services Medical Billing Specialists With a myriad of customizable options to meet each person's individual needs, as well as strategic alliances with top entertainment properties, such as MTVN and Universal Music Group, Amp'd Mobile brings a more relevant, personal experience to the wireless lifestyle with unique music, video, community, entertainment, sports and gaming offerings divided into various channels for quick and easy access.

Amp'd Live is similar in principal to VCast. Songs on Amp'd Live are usually $0.99, compared to $1.99 on VCast (if downloaded over-the-air; songs downloaded through VCast are also $0.99 if downloaded to a computer).

Amp'd Mobile is offered nationwide.


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Services

Amp'd Live

Amp'd mobile's service is built around Amp'd Live, a permanently installed BREW application on all Amp'd Mobile phones, which features downloadable and streaming video on-demand clips, live events such as Super Cross, streaming phonecast radio stations, downloadable content such as games, ringtones, and songs. They are currently the only carrier licensed to show clips from the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Amp'd Live TV channels include Comedy Central Mobile, MTV Mobile, Spike TV, Oxygen Mobile, MTVU, VH1, UFC TV, Fox News, Fox Sports, Playboy Mobile, Discovery Mobile, History Channel, A&E, Biography Channel, Style, Break TV, E!, WE Mobile, Speed, and NBA TV.

Amp'd Mobile Canada

In 2006, Amp'd Mobile announced the creation of Amp'd Mobile Canada, which will be an MVNO/partnership with TELUS launching on March 14, 2007[1]. In this partnership, Amp'd will take care of marketing and content, while Telus will handle the billing, the customer care, and the retail aspects of the venture. Amp'd has subsequently announced that Business News the handset selection will be different than that available in the US, and that it will include a Personal digital assistant|PDA. [2]

Numbers

At the end of 2006, Amp'd Mobile had over 100,000 subscribers. 89 percent of its customer base is on postpaid contracts, and its total average revenue per user is “well over” $100 per month. [3]

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