ESPN, Amp'd Both Moving Forward With MVNOs
Jun 1, 2005, 1:05 PM by (staff)
ESPN has signed contracts with two companies to provide billing and backend systems for ESPN Mobile. Announced last year, ESPN Mobile was due to launch in 2005 on Sprint's network, however the company has not announced handset or application partners. Launch has reportedly been pushed back to early 2006. Separately Amp'd, has announced a content partnership with magazine publisher Primedia. The publisher will provide both content as well as branded applications from a number of its action sports magazines as well as Import Tuner auto magazine. Amp'd has already unveiled handsets and is still expected to launch on Verizon's EV-DO network this year.
Google's AMP-lified Content to Be Prioritized In Mobile Search
Google today said people should see AMP'd content appear most prominently in mobile search. Google kicked of AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages Project) last year with the goal of improving web page load times on the mobile web.
Cricket Launches Two Galaxy Amp Handsets from Samsung
Cricket Wireless today announced the Galaxy Amp Prime and Galaxy Amp 2 (pictured), two low-cost Android smartphones from Samsung. Both devices ship with Android 6.0 Marshmallow and Samsung's software customizations, such as Quick Launch for the camera.
Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Amp Prime 2 Available from Cricket
Cricket Wireless today added two new Samsung handsets to its list of devices. First, the Galaxy S8 is available for purchase from Cricket stores.
ESPN Pulls Content from YouTube
ESPN today said it has removed all its content from YouTube following the announcement of YouTube Red, a for-pay subscription service that allows ad-free viewing. ESPN's YouTube channel is now devoid of videos.