|Acquired by||Jesta Group|
A leading global entertainment provider, Jesta Digital includes such well-known consumer brands as Jamba, Jamster, Mobizzo and iLove, as well as Bitbop, a mobile video service and entertainment platform launched in the U.S. in early 2010. The company has offices in Berlin, Germany, Beverly Hills, California and New York City, New York and operations throughout North America, Europe, South America and Australia. Jesta Digital is a part of the Jesta Group, a diversified company with a long history as a leading investor in all classes of global real estate and hospitality as well as in other important sectors of the economy, notably in the fields of manufacturing, technology and aviation. Jesta is headquartered in London, Paris, Montreal and New York.
|Launch Date||March 24, 2010|
Bitbop is a subscription service delivering on-demand mobile TV and movies to smartphones. Bitbopâ€™s service is accessibleby 3G or Wi-Fi and features unlimited streaming or downloading of selected content.
For $9.99 a month, subscribers will be able to stream and download content from Fox, NBC Universal, Discovery and other content providers from their mobile devices.
Announced at International CTIA Wireless 2010, the service is set to debut in Spring.