TITLE

Amp'd Down

AUTHOR(S)
Drucker, Elliott
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Wireless Week;8/15/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 13, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the failure of Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) Amp'd Wireless to deliver wireless services focused on content and data features. It highlights the inability of Amp'd Wireless to cope with the realities of wireless content delivery business such cost of sales, as an example. It analyzes the cause of Amp'd Wireless' failure, either from poor business and technical practices, or the lack of business beyond communications and Internet access.
ACCESSION #
55869171

 

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