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Amp'd Mobile Soft-Launches

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Dec 16, 2005, 8:27 AM   by (staff)

New MVNO on the block Amp'd Mobile today began accepting orders for its phones and service on its web site. The company is initially offering just one phone - the black Kyocera Jet - although it also plans to offer a white version called the Angel, and a Motorola phone dubbed the Hollywood, based on the E815. Monthly plans range from $30 for 250 voice minutes to $100 for 2000 minutes. All plans include unlimited weekends and nights starting at 9PM. In a unique twist, all plans include "no overage on mobile-to-mobile", meaning calls to other Amp'd users deduct from minutes, but become unlimited once all minutes are used. Push-To-Talk, data, and messaging all cost extra. A special $200/month plan includes unlimited everything, plus a free phone. Amp'd uses Verizon's CDMA EV-DO network to offer streaming and downloadable content for the youth and young adult markets. The company received a cash infusion of $50 million from MTV earlier this week.

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I think they are gonna make it adilus Dec 18, 2005, 8:13 AM
Hum.. no disrespect to the doomsayers, but.. SystemShock Dec 16, 2005, 7:30 PM
Feature hang-ups. Phydeaux Dec 16, 2005, 5:31 PM
The m2m part will lose a large % of customers. Dataquest Dec 16, 2005, 11:37 AM
And I was anticipating amp'd, why? ant1171984 Dec 16, 2005, 10:54 AM
HOW DARE THEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! sowhatsowhat10 Dec 16, 2005, 10:50 AM
I'll bet it doesnt make it a year. wfine81 Dec 16, 2005, 10:29 AM
price? yeahright Dec 16, 2005, 9:15 AM
 
 
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