Amp'd Mobile was a mobile phone service launched in the United States in late 2005, and in Canada in early 2007. Its primary non-Venture Capital investors were MTV Networks and Universal Music Group.The service targeted 18- to 35-year-olds, and was the first integrated mobile entertainment company for youth, young professionals and early adopters, and was, like Helio, a 3G carrier in the US specifically targeting that demographic.
Japanese cell phone novels were also downloaded in short installments and run on handsets as Java-based mobile applications in three different formats: WMLD, JAVA and TXT.
It automatically locates you and gives hour-by-hour local weather for the rest of the day and night, plus less detailed forecasts for a week ahead.
Enter locations around the world for news of what’s happening elsewhere, too.
On March 14, 2007, Amp'd Mobile Canada was launched.
It was based on a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) partnership with Telus Mobility.