updated 9/3/2010 5:45:28 AM ET 2010-09-03T09:45:28

LONDON and LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ROK Entertainment Group, the UK-based mobile technologies, services and applications company, has today announced the launch of ROK Americas.

Based in Los Angeles, ROK Americas will be led by Paolo Fidanza as CEO, with Michael Jones as VP, Media and Marketing.

Jonathan Kendrick, Chairman of ROK Entertainment Group, will be President of ROK Americas.

"We believe now is the time to make our big play into the North American mobile market as we believe the opportunities are massive," said Jonathan Kendrick.

Best known for its Mobile TV service which streams video, live and on-demand, over mass-market 2.5G as well as 3G, ROK has developed a suite of revenue-generating mobile technologies and applications which it licenses to Mobile Operators and Handset Manufacturers.

"We are hugely excited at the potential for many of ROK's unique mobile technologies in North America, not least our two-way video streaming, text-to-speech and location-based mobile technologies," added Paolo Fidanza.

More information at: www.rokamericas.com

The ROK Entertainment Group logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=5361

Forward-Looking Statement:

The information contained in this news release, other than historical information, consists of forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in these statements. Forward-looking statements regarding the timing of developing, testing and releasing existing and new products, of marketing and selling them, of deriving revenues and profits from them, as well as the effects of those revenues and profits on the Group's margins and financial position, are uncertain because many of the factors affecting the timing of those items are beyond the Group's control.

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