ROK Powers Mobile TV Services for Claro in Guatemala and Nicaragua

Wed 22nd Jun 2011

ROK provides Mobile TV services to 9 America Movil Operators Across Central America

ROK Global PLC, the UK-based mobile and web technology, applications and services company, has announced that following the success of its Mobile TV subscription services with America Movil Operators in Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Peru, Colombia,  Paraguay, Uruguay and El Salvador, ROK-powered Mobile TV is now live with Claro in Guatemala and Nicaragua.

Offering 10 TV channels covering news, sports, music  and entertainment, the ROK-powered Mobile TV services are available in 9 America Movil territories for a monthly subscription fee of between USD $6.00  and $10.00 with daily and weekly payment options also available to subscribers.

The two new ROK-powered Mobile TV services will be promoted by the relevant Operators to their existing and new subscribers via SMS broadcast, WAP and web promotions.

“ROK TV technology 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 have been delighted with the success of the ROK-powered Mobile TV services we have provided to America Movil to date and will continue to deploy similar services to other Mobile Operators internationally.”

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 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 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 mass-market 2.5G as well as 3G and Wi-Fi), to include mobile security technologies and multi-language text-to-speech technologies.

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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