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'''Badger''' is a Mobile Phone company in the [[HD Universe]]. It is based on [[wp:T-Mobile|T-Mobile]] while the name is based on [[wp:Fido Solutions|Fido Solutions]], a company only operating in [[Canada]]. It benefits of some of the largest stock increases. Despite this, the actions' prices are very low compared to other businesses.
 
'''Badger''' is a Mobile Phone company in the [[HD Universe]]. It is based on [[wp:T-Mobile|T-Mobile]] while the name is based on [[wp:Fido Solutions|Fido Solutions]], a company only operating in [[Canada]]. It benefits of some of the largest stock increases. Despite this, the actions' prices are very low compared to other businesses.
 
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==Background==
 
==Background==
 
===''Grand Theft Auto IV''===
 
===''Grand Theft Auto IV''===
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===''Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars''===
 
===''Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars''===
The [[PDA]] present on the touch screen runs on the Badger network. The software is apparently known as [[BadgerOS]], and gives the player access to the game's menus and features. While mobile phone conversations are not present, the PDA (as well as the [[Fruit Computers|computer]] found in safehouses) can be used to receive email. On the [[PSP]] version of the game, there are three themes selectable from the Settings menu (which can be found inside the System application), the default is Badger's skin, but one for "[[Sprunk]]" and another for "[[Tw@|Tw@ Internet Cafe]]" can also be chosen.
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The [[PDA]] present on the touch screen runs on the Badger network. The software is apparently known as [[BadgerOS]], and gives the player access to the game's menus and features. While mobile phone conversations are not present, the PDA (as well as the [[Fruit Computers in HD Universe|computer]] found in safehouses) can be used to receive email. On the [[PSP]] version of the game, there are three themes selectable from the Settings menu (which can be found inside the System application), the default is Badger's skin, but one for "[[Sprunk]]" and another for "[[Tw@|Tw@ Internet Cafe]]" can also be chosen.
   
 
===''Grand Theft Auto V''===
 
===''Grand Theft Auto V''===
Badger continues to grow on [[BAWSAQ]], it benefits of some of the largest {{BAWSAQ|Increase}} stock increases. The actions' prices are very low though.
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Badger continues to grow on [[BAWSAQ]]. The company benefits of some of the largest {{BAWSAQ|Increase}} stock increases, although the actions' prices are very low. Its main office, the [[Badger Building]], is located in [[Vinewood (HD Universe)|Vinewood]], [[Los Santos (HD Universe)|Los Santos]]. Badger's ads are now more aggressive towards its main competitor, stating that they offer "wider coverage than [[Tinkle]]".
   
 
==Known Users==
 
==Known Users==
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*[[Ray Boccino]]
 
*[[Ray Boccino]]
 
*[[Luis Fernando Lopez]]
 
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*[[Franklin Clinton]]
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==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
<gallery widths="130" orientation="square">
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Badger Touchphone-TBoGT.png|Luis' phone.
 
Badger Touchphone-TBoGT.png|Luis' phone.
 
Badgercellphone-IV.png|Niko's badger cell phone (later changed).
 
Badgercellphone-IV.png|Niko's badger cell phone (later changed).
 
Badger-os-iphone.jpg|Huang's badger iOS in GTA CTW.
 
Badger-os-iphone.jpg|Huang's badger iOS in GTA CTW.
Badger_streetphone-GTAV.jpg|A Badger public phone in [[GTA V]]
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Badger_streetphone-GTAV.jpg|A Badger public phone in [[Grand Theft Auto V|GTA V]].
Franklin2.jpg|Franklin's Badger
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Franklin2.jpg|Franklin's Badger.
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BadgerBillboard-GTAV.png|Badger ad in GTA V.
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PhoneBooth-GTAV-Badger.png|Badger phone booths in GTA V.
 
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*Badger is used as another term to fart in some parts of the UK, to keep up with Rockstar's crude humour.
 
*Badger is used as another term to fart in some parts of the UK, to keep up with Rockstar's crude humour.
 
*According to [[Bawsaq.com]], Badger stocks are up.
 
*According to [[Bawsaq.com]], Badger stocks are up.
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*The Badger phone in GTA V resembles a Samsung Galaxy S3/S4 in real life.
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
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*[[bitterSweet]]
 
*[[bitterSweet]]
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*[[Fruit Computers in HD Universe]]
 
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Latest revision as of 16:00, May 8, 2014

PHONE COMPANY
Badger
Logo circa 2009
Appearance(s): Grand Theft Auto IV
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
Grand Theft Auto V
Motto: "Enjoy Robust, Durable Handsets"
BAWSAQ: Increase-BAWSAQ Steady-BAWSAQ Decrease-BAWSAQ BDG
Products: Mobile Phones

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  • Badger Communications

Badger is a Mobile Phone company in the HD Universe. It is based on T-Mobile while the name is based on Fido Solutions, a company only operating in Canada. It benefits of some of the largest stock increases. Despite this, the actions' prices are very low compared to other businesses.

BackgroundEdit

Grand Theft Auto IVEdit

It is Niko Bellic's first cell phone provider that he uses to communicate and interact with the environment. Badger equipment is not compatible with ring tones or wallpaper and only prominently displays the Badger logo as its theme. In the The Ballad of Gay Tony DLC, Luis's owns a more modern phone, a Badger Touchscreen Phone for the entire game. It is more advanced than the previous Badger Cellphone, with the ability to take pictures and add ringtones and themes.

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown WarsEdit

The PDA present on the touch screen runs on the Badger network. The software is apparently known as BadgerOS, and gives the player access to the game's menus and features. While mobile phone conversations are not present, the PDA (as well as the computer found in safehouses) can be used to receive email. On the PSP version of the game, there are three themes selectable from the Settings menu (which can be found inside the System application), the default is Badger's skin, but one for "Sprunk" and another for "Tw@ Internet Cafe" can also be chosen.

Grand Theft Auto VEdit

Badger continues to grow on BAWSAQ. The company benefits of some of the largest Increase-BAWSAQ stock increases, although the actions' prices are very low. Its main office, the Badger Building, is located in Vinewood, Los Santos. Badger's ads are now more aggressive towards its main competitor, stating that they offer "wider coverage than Tinkle".

Known UsersEdit

GalleryEdit

TriviaEdit

  • The Badger network, like the Whiz network, is capable of sending photos, as shown by Ray Boccino sending you a picture of a target in the mission A Long Way To Fall, which means that perhaps Niko's inability to use themes, ring tones and to take and send pictures is due not to the network but to the cell phone he used at the time.
  • Ray Boccino owns a Badger phone, however it is shown as a Whiz phone, and also in the cutsene for the mission Late Checkout, he is seen throwing his phone at the waiter in the restaurant, which is used in an Whiz Wireless television commercial demonstrating "Enjoy Robust, Durable Handsets".
  • In the Ballad of Gay Tony, though the player has a Badger phone, if they go into the "Themes" menu, they may select a Whiz Wireless wallpaper.
  • Badger is used as another term to fart in some parts of the UK, to keep up with Rockstar's crude humour.
  • According to Bawsaq.com, Badger stocks are up.
  • The Badger phone in GTA V resembles a Samsung Galaxy S3/S4 in real life.

See alsoEdit

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