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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.
Source(s): Service support
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. 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
FAQ's (Updated 2/11/2007)
Tutorials and How-To's
- Tutorial: How to RIP a streaming WMA ringtone to your PC and then use it on your cellphone!
- Tutorial: How to add your own ringtones to an Amp'd RAZR V3M.
- Tutorial: How to extend the video recording length for Angel/Jet to 255 seconds
- Tutorial: Tethering-- How to use your Jet / Angel as a modem
- Tutorial: How to convert videos for playback on the Hollywood and Razr
- Tutorial: How to get your Amp'd prepaid balance Expiration date!
- Tutorial: How to unprotect your Ampd Ringtones
- Tutorial: How to install the Windows drivers on your Amp'd RAZR. Read the special section for Amp'd/Sprint users!
- Tutorial: How to create a personalized texting address.
- Guide: Amp'd Live Error Codes and what they mean!
- Amp'd Quick Start Guide PDF
Drivers & Tools
- KX18 Angel/Jet Windows drivers
- Hollywood e816 Windows drivers
- Amp'd RAZR Windows drivers
- RAZR Driver Tool from www.hacktherazr.com
- Motorola Modding Toolkit - Includes over 20 programs!
- Mark Venture's V710/E815/Razr Information Pages
- Hack the Razr
- The Godfather's E815 Hacking Page
- Vxxx Stuff Motorola Cellphone Forums
- ModMyMoto Forums
Providers of Prepaid Phone Cards
In the Headlines
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- Bling Software Launches First Ajax Client for Mobile Handset Bling Software - January 30, 2007 – DEMO 2007
- Wireless upstart Amp'd sets sights on Bell, Rogers (1/24/07)
- Amp'd Mobile to Broadcast Live NBA, CSTV and Summer Hoops (1/19/07)
- Stewart gets second straight Amp'd Mobile World supercross win (1/14/07)
- Amp'd Mobile reports that it ended 2006 with more than 100,000 users (1/08/07)
- Amp'd Mobile Welcomes Industry Power Players to Executive Team. (10/31/06)
- Interview: Chris Houston, Amp'd Mobile Canada Wednesday August 23, 2006 3:46 PM PDT - By: Ryan Maule
- Amp’d adds 70k customers in Q4 By Kelly Hill Story posted: January 8, 2007 - 1:13 pm EDT
- Wireless upstart sets sights on Bell, Rogers Posted AT 8:49 PM EST ON 23/01/07 - CATHERINE MCLEAN
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