ROK Wins 2 Further US Government Law Enforcement Agency Contracts

Fri 3rd Jun 2011

‘Deployment of ROK Mobile Security service currently 60% ahead of schedule’

ROK Americas, the US subsidiary of mobile applications and web technologies company ROK Global PLC, has today announced the company has signed 2 further contracts for the provision of its specialist mobile security software to more US Government Law Enforcement Agencies.

These 2 new contracts are in addition to the first such contract - signed and announced on the 23rd May 2011 - and follows exhaustive testing of the ROK proprietary software undertaken since January 2011 by a range of US Law Enforcement  Agencies.

Further contracts are currently in negotiation.  

Commenting, Jonathan Kendrick, Chairman and CEO of ROK said “For security reasons, we are unable to announce the scale and scope of these agreements but we are
able to report the ROK Homeland Security service is currently exceeding its deployment schedule by 60% and, as a result, we will now be revising our Group revenue forecasts upwards, from $15 million to $20 million, for the close of the financial year ending March 2012.”

ROK’s mobile  security applications provide robust, real-time, simple and secure technologies to assist law enforcement agencies in the gathering and management of key information in a variety of formats. The cutting edge technology developed by ROK includes encrypted data based communications for use in counter-terrorism and counter-narcotics operations, border security, criminal investigations and personal protection.

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-specialist entrepreneur, Jonathan Kendrick.

In addition to being 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 worlds leading premium tequila brand.

ROK has pioneered many new technologies in the rapidly-evolving mobile and web space, including 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) as well as mobile security technologies and multi-language text-to-speech technologies.

“We are delighted at the speed of our success in delivering ROK software to assist law enforcement officers address key security issues inside the United States and we  are confident we shall see many more deployments of the service shortly.” Added Kendrick.

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