updated 02:50 pm EDT, Tue August 8, 2006
bbTV Blackberry Video News
Some companies aren't willing to wait for RIM's new 8100 Stealth before they turn the Blackberry into a media-friendly smartphone. SonaMobile today released a beta of bbTV, a video news download service just for Blackberries. In the current incarnation of the service, users can download 1-2 minute news and sports clips to certain Blackberry 7100 and 8700 models. bbTV is currently oriented towards Canadian customers (specifically those using Rogers or Telus), though the operators know there's an interest outside of the core market.