ROK TV On BlackBerry App World� Passes 60,000 Downloads

Fri 10th Jun 2011

ROK Global PLC, the mobile applications and web technologies company, has today announced ROK TV, its streamed Mobile TV service available to UK residents on BlackBerry App World™, has doubled its download numbers to 60,000 in the last 4 weeks.

Commenting, Jonathan Kendrick, Chairman and CEO of ROK said “The number of downloads of ROK TV has doubled from 30,000 to 60,000 in the last 4 weeks alone and it is currently the most downloaded Mobile TV service on BlackBerry App World™ which is a tremendous endorsement of the quality of both the video streaming and of the content we offer with ROK TV.”

The ROK TV service delivers BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Three, CBBC and ROK Tube channels and is available to UK residents free of charge on BlackBerry App World™.

Listed on the Open Market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, ROK Global was co-founded by US Billionaire John Paul DeJoria and UK-based serial technology entrepreneur, Jonathan Kendrick

ROK has pioneered many new technologies in the rapidly-evolving mobile and web space, including mobile security technologies, which it licenses to law enforcement agencies, as well as multi-language text-to-speech technologies.

In addition to being co-founder of ROK, John Paul DeJoria is Chairman and CEO of Paul Mitchell, the producer and manufacturer of hair care products which achieve in-salon retail sales of approximately US $800m annually through more than 100,000 salons worldwide. John Paul is also co-founder of Patron Tequila, the worlds leading premium tequila brand.

“We are using this success to demonstrate to several major content owners the viability of white-label versions of ROK TV.” Added Kendrick.

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