Claro Launches ROK-Powered Mobile TV Service in UruguayTuesday, December 22nd, 2009
LONDON and MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — ROK Entertainment Group, the mobile technology, applications and services company, and Claro, Uruguay, the América Móvil owned Mobile Operator in Uruguay, have today announced the launch of streamed mobile TV subscription service PPV TV.
Powered by ROK’s award-winning over-the-air video-streaming technologies, PPV will offer an initial package of 8 (eight) international channels, including ESPN, Disney Channel, ESPN-X, MTV, A&E, Discovery Movil, National Geographic, The History Channel, Wappo TV (from Warner Music Group).
The deployment of PPV TV in Uruguay follows the successful launch of ROK-powered Ideas TV with fellow América Móvil operators Claro in Dominican Republic in October 2009 and Telcel in Mexico in September 2008.
Claro has stated its delight in being able to offer its customers the highest quality streamed mobile TV service available which it will market in a variety of daily and monthly packages.
Commenting on the deployment of PPV, Jonathan Kendrick, Chairman and CEO of ROK, said, “We are delighted to be working with Claro in Uruguay as this represents another major milestone in our global roll-out of our revenue-generating mobile entertainment services.”