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TMCNet:  DGAP-News: ROK Global PLC : ROK continues deployment of Soccer Alerts Service with three further Mobile Operator launches in Kenya

[January 25, 2013]

DGAP-News: ROK Global PLC : ROK continues deployment of Soccer Alerts Service with three further Mobile Operator launches in Kenya

(DGAP Corporate News Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) DGAP-News: ROK Global PLC / Key word(s): Miscellaneous ROK Global PLC : ROK continues deployment of Soccer Alerts Service with three further Mobile Operator launches in Kenya 25.01.2013 / 09:29 --------------------------------------------------------------------- ROK continues deployment of Soccer Alerts Service with three further Mobile Operator launches in Kenya The launch of ROK's Soccer Alerts service with Safaricom, Airtel and Yu in Kenya continues the deployment across Africa, Asia and the Middle East Friday 25th January 2012 Ticker Symbol: RKG WKN: A0YKFS ROK Global PLC, the mobile, web and industrial technology, applications and services company, has announced the deployment of its 'Soccer Alerts' SMS service with Kenyan Mobile Operators Safaricom, Airtel and Yu.



This follows the deployments of the Soccer Alerts subscription services in Nigeria with Etisalat, in Ghana with Tigo and MTN, in Zambia with MTN and in Malaysia with Mobile Operators Digi, Maxis and Celcom, in Brunei with DSTcom and b-mobile and are in addition to similar services in operation with Zain and STC in Saudi Arabia.

Designed to provide near-live match score updates and daily news from the English and major European soccer leagues, cups and tournaments, including the current African Cup of Nations, direct to subscribers mobile phones via SMS and Audio reports, ROK's Soccer Alert service is charged at between USD $0.50c and $1.00 per week or by message delivered, depending on the market, with ROK receiving a share of revenue earned.

'ROK continues to develop and deploy our suite of applications for mobile phones using SMS and WAP technologies which we license to Mobile Operators around the world and are pleased with the success of our SMS and Audio Soccer Alert service which is proving very popular' said Paolo Fidanza, CEO of ROK Global. 'We will continue to deploy these services on a global scale, territory by territory and Operator by Operator.' ROK Global PLC was co-founded by US Billionaire John Paul DeJoria and UK-based entrepreneur, Jonathan Kendrick and is listed on the GXG Exchange in Copenhagen.

In addition to being the co-founder of ROK, John Paul DeJoria is Chairman and CEO of John Paul Mitchell Systems, the manufacturer of Paul Mitchell hair care products 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, web and industrial technologies 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.

More information on ROK Global PLC can be found at www.rokglobal.com Safe Harbor Statement: The statements contained herein which are not historical are forward- looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward- looking statements, including, but not limited to, certain delays beyond the company's control with respect to market acceptance of new technologies or products, delays in testing and evaluation of products, and other risks detailed from time to time.

End of Corporate News --------------------------------------------------------------------- 25.01.2013 Dissemination of a Corporate News, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EquityStory AG.

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