– News Corp.’s (NYSE: NWS) Fox Mobile unit on Thursday launched a beta version of Bitbop, a
new streaming video application that will offer streaming TV content from 25
partners, according to reports.
The service is currently only available for
BlackBerry users, although versions are coming for the iPhone and Android
While some content will be available for free, access to Bitbop’s full
catalog is $9.99 per month.
Content partners at launch include NBC, CBS, MTV,
Bravo, Food Network, Lifetime and National Geographic Channel.