Roundup: ROK Global, Samsung, Apple

Friday, July 8, 2011

UK mobile and web technology, applications and services company ROK Global Mobile TV is providing the platform for Claro Chile's recently launched mobile TV service, ROK said in a statement.

ROK-powered mobile TV services offer 10 TV channels and are available in 10 América Móvil (NYSE: AMX) territories for a monthly subscription fee of US$6-10 with daily and weekly payment options also available to subscribers.

This latest ROK-powered mobile TV service will be promoted by Claro to its existing and new subscribers via SMS broadcast, WAP and web promotions across Chile.

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Samsung Electronics' has sold 3mn Galaxy SII smartphones around the world the company said in a statement.

The Galaxy SII is 8.49mm thick, has a double processor and super Amoled Plus screen, and is built on the Android operating system.


More than 15bn apps have been downloaded from Apple's (Nasdaq: AAPL) App Store by the more than 200mn iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users worldwide, the company said in a statement.

The App Store offers more than 425,000 apps, and developers have created an array of over 100,000 native iPad apps.