LONDON and BOGOTA, Colombia, Aug. 27, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Comcel, the largest Mobile Operator in Colombia, and ROK Entertainment Group, the mobile technology, applications and services company, have today announced the launch of Ideas Web TV, a streamed, on-demand mobile TV subscription service.
Powered by ROK's award-winning 'ROK TV' video-streaming technology, Ideas Web TV will offer an initial package of Mobile TV channels to include Discovery Movil, Discovery Kids, Nickelodeon, Playboy Lifestyle, ESPN, ESPN-X, Wappo TV, Disney Channel and National Geographic.
The deployment of Ideas Web TV in Colombia follows the successful launch of ROK-powered Ideas TV with Comcel's parent group America Movil and its operator Telcel, in Mexico in September 2008.
Comcel has stated its delight in joining Telcel in being able to offer its customers the highest quality streamed mobile TV service available which it will promote as a monthly subscription service priced at $15,000 COP per month (approximately USD $8.25 per month).
Commenting on the deployment of Ideas Web TV in Colombia, Jonathan Kendrick, Chairman and CEO of ROK, said, "We are delighted to be working with Comcel in Colombia as this represents another major milestone in our global roll-out of our revenue-generating mobile entertainment services."
Founded in 1994, Comunicacion Celular S.A. (Comcel S.A.), owned by América Móvil, is the largest mobile phone company in Colombia, with 28 million subscribers (70% market share). More information at and at
Founded in 2004, ROK Entertainment Group is a mobile technologies, applications and services development company with a suite of revenue-generating mobile services which it licenses to Mobile Operators and Handset Manufacturers worldwide. Headquartered in the UK, ROK is best known for its award-winning mobile TV services which streams video – live and on demand – over 2.5G, 3G and Wi-Fi®. In addition, ROK has 5 patent awards and many more patent applications in place. For more information, please visit: .
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