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Amp’d Canada Dead Too

Not that this was a surprise: Amp’d Canada, the JV with Telus, is alo dead, four month after it launched there.Telus, which handled distribu…

Amp’d Users Get Another Week

So it seems, after a revised FAQ on the Amp’d website tonight. LAT is also reporting the same. So July 31 it is then.

Amp’d Mobile: Live Free And Die Hard

The teaser campaign TV ads for Amp’d Mobile (done in last 2005 before they launched last year) will go down in history as the most ironicall…

Amp’d Turning Off Service Tuesday

Details are up here now on the Amp’d website and the customers are being told about it later today, through text messages. The service will…

Amp’d Mobile Decides To Sell Off Assets

As I mentioned earlier today, things are a lot bleaker for Amp’d with no debtor-in-possession financing in place. The company has filed with…

Will Amp’d Close Down Its Service Monday?

Unless there are other last minute shenanigans and getting debtor-in-possession financing, one might expect Amp’d Mobile to close its servic…

Amp’d Bankruptcy Hurts Mobile Porn — NYT

The New York Times has drawn a fairly long bow by reporting that “Amp’d Mobile’s filing for protection from bankruptcy on June 1 may have on…

Amp’d’s Fall And Virgin’s IPO

There are some parallels being drawn between Amp’d and Virgin, which isn’t going to help the latter’s planned IPO. Of course, Amp’d is also…

Amp’d Bankruptcy: All Our Coverage

–Amp’d Bankruptcy: Verizon Played Key Role In Timing; Threatened To Shut Off Service
–Amp’d Bankruptcy: By The Numbers: ‘Liquidity Crisis’…

Fox Reality Programming On Amp’d

Unscripted programmng channel Fox Reality has made its first move into mobile by providing up to four hours of daily content to Amp’d. This…

Amp’d Launches Spongebob Squarepants Channel

Amp’d has signed deals with Viacom subsidiaries MTV and Nickelodean to launch a couple of new video channels. In the second quarter Amp’d TV…

Amp’d Mobile May Face $100K Fine From FCC

The Federal Communications Commission in U.S. is proposing a $100K fine against Amp’d Mobile and two other companies for failing to protect…

Amp’d Preloads Slingbox, Orb

Amp’d will start selling Motorola’s Q smartphone next month, but the interesting part is that the handset comes with Sling Media’s SlingPlay…

The Amp’d Canada Launch

Amp’d Mobile Canada launched last week on March 14, a date chosen because it was the start of mobile number portability in Canada. There was…

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Amp’d Mobile, a long-time customer of white-label search provider Fast, has tied-up with Medio Systems for a new service. The service, slate…

Amp'd Signs Up Canada's MuchMusic

Amp’d has signed a deal with Canada’s MuchMusic, a music TV channel which is part of Canadian media company CHUM, reports MediaCaster. The d…

Amp'd's Canada Service To Launch March 14

Some interesting details about Amp’d Mobile’s upcoming launch in Canada, through its deal with Telus. It will launch on March 14, the day wh…

Amp'd Joins Mobile Ad Goldrush

The New York Times (reg) has a piece on mobile advertising and the way it will subsidize content… it reports that Amp’d is planning an opt…

Amp'd Launches NBA Content

Amp’d has launched a basketball effort with content from the NBA, CSTV Networks, and basketball mags Dime and Bounce, reports RCR Wireless.…

MTV And Amp'd To Team On Content Production

MTV Networks and Amp’d Mobile will announce a partnership to develop made-for-mobile episodic series, with the series appearing both on MTV…

Amp'd Expands Social Networking Reach

Amp’d Mobile has signed deals with more social networking companies. The new deals are with Facebook.com, Freewebs.com and Livejournal.com,…

Amp'd Mobile Crosses 100K Subscribers in '06

So says Amp’d Mobile…the MVNO has crossed 100K subscribers in 2006, after a slow start. This comes after the company disclosed that it was…

Amp’d Offers Music Bundles

Wireless Week: Amp’d has launched some new music bundles…which has been a long time coming. The initial bundles consist of “more than 30 s…

Mobile Content Deals: Games, Pets and Horror

–THQ Wireless is pushing into Russia, with plans to launch 18 mobile games (including Worms, MotoGP, Star Wars, Destroy All Humans) in Nove…