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.