Fox Mobile Group appoints two execs

Markus Thorstvedt, Joe Bilman join unit

NEW YORK -- Fox Mobile Group, a division of News Corp.'s Fox Entertainment Group, has added two mobile content industry executives as it gears up for the launch of a new premium service.

The company said Wednesday it has named Markus Thorstvedt chief technology officer and hired Joe Bilman as senior vp, global products of its Fox Mobile Distribution unit.

FMG is developing a new consumer brand, which will debut in the coming months and offer what it says will be "an unparalleled premium mobile video experience."