ROK Global PLC, the mobile and web technology, applications and services company, has announced its Mobile TV service which it provides to America Movil Operators in Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Chile, Peru, Colombia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Guatemala, Nicaragua and El Salvador and Honduras, is receiving a major promotional boost with the service being promoted by Research In Motion (RIM) to those subscribers in Mexico and the Dominican Republic with compatible BlackBerry® handsets.
The ROK TV service in other America Movil territories such as Colombia and Peru will be promoted in a similar fashion by AMX and RIM beginning next month.
Offering and average of 10 TV channels per service, covering news, sports, music and entertainment, the ROK-powered Mobile TV services are available for a monthly subscription fee of between USD $6.00 and $10.00 with daily and weekly payment options also available to subscribers.
“ROK TV technology is unique as it enables the streaming of high quality live and on-demand TV to more than 150 compatible mobile phones over existing mobile networks” said Jonathan Kendrick, Chairman and CEO of ROK Global. “We are delighted with the success of the ROK-powered Mobile TV services we have provided to 11 America Movil Operators to date and are pleased to see RIM getting behind the service with this latest promotion.”
Listed on the Open Market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, ROK Global PLC was co-founded by US Billionaire John Paul DeJoria and UK-based serial technology-specialist entrepreneur, Jonathan Kendrick.
In addition to being the co-founder of ROK, John Paul DeJoria is Chairman and CEO of John Paul Mitchell Systems, the producer and manufacturer of Paul Mitchell hair care productsd and is also co-founder of Patron Tequila, the world’s leading premium tequila brand.
ROK has pioneered many new technologies in the rapidly-evolving mobile and web space in addition to high quality mass-market Mobile TV (which can be streamed, live and on-demand, over 2.5G GPRS as well as 3G and Wi-Fi), to include mobile security technologies which it licenses to law enforcement agencies and multi-language text-to-speech technologies as well as the highly innovative ‘JP Selects’ e-commerce portal for eco-friendly and sustainable brands and products.
Mexico-based America Movil have 16 operating companies across Central and Southern America with a combined total of 250 million subscribers.
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