Editor’s Note: Veoh has since filed for bankruptcy, a victim of  copyright lawsuits. See story here.

New as Joost is, a competitor has already popped up. That’s, which offers video from thousands of Web sites. These include the major TV networks — Fox, PBS, NBC, ABC, CNBC, CBS — and independently produced videos from YouTube, Google Video and MySpace. You can watch classic TV shows, like Milton Berle, “Dragnet,” “The Beverly Hillbillies” and many more. There’s also educational material from the Science Channel and New York Times Video. News programs tend to run behind current broadcast news, sometimes two weeks behind.

Veoh offers a few features Joost doesn’t. You can watch videos on your cell phone, if you use V Cast, a service of Verizon. You can upload your own videos Veoh TVor save video to your hard drive. You get the software from Again, this is beta software, so there may be bugs along the way. On the other hand, it’s free.

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