RIM says BBM Music available

November 2, 2011

(AP) -- BlackBerry maker Research in Motion says its music-sharing application for its popular messaging service will be available for downloading in the U.S., Canada and Australia within a day.

BBM Music allows BlackBerry users to select 50 songs from a catalog of millions of tracks for their personal playlists. BBM users can share songs from that list with friends who use the instant .

Ltd. said on its blog Wednesday morning that BBM Music is a social that will be available for downloading within 24 hours. More regions will be launched shortly. There is also a premium service that allows for more downloads for $4.99 a month.

RIM unveiled the service in August and has been testing it since.

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