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September 22, 2008

 

ROCKETALK, INC. LAUNCHES PUBLIC BETA OF ITS FREE MOBILE SOCIAL NETWORKING APPLICATION IN INDIA

ANI/Business Wire India

New Delhi, Delhi, India - (September 22, 2008) – RockeTalk, a leading Mobile 2.0 provider of easy-to-use, mobile social applications, today announced the public beta launch of its free, downloadable mobile phone application in India. The RockeTalk application allows mobile phone users to meet and interact with new people through easy-to-use, instant text, voice, picture and video messaging. Users can also create and share their own content with friends and family, view entertaining user-generated and professional mobile content, and join and interact with mobile communities.

“RockeTalk’s social media platform and application provide a true end-to-end social network. It offers the easiest user interface and the most functionality for users to create, mash-up, share, and post mobile content in a social setting,” said Jim Greiner, President and CEO of RockeTalk. “Users can be as open and expressive as they want. It’s the next best thing to being there in-person.”

With voice, pictures and video being the focus of the application, RockeTalk makes it easy for users to express themselves in the language they are most comfortable with.

Also, already in its limited launch in India, RockeTalk has proven its ability to work across international boundaries and with most wireless operators throughout the World, succeeding where MMS failed.

The RockeTalk application is currently available on over 100 Nokia and Sony Ericsson mobile devices more devices being added every week. User features include the ability to:

-- Create a rich multimedia profile in audio, pictures, and text

-- Search for people to meet and interact with

-- Express yourself using any combination of text, voice, pictures and video content

-- Join, start, and interact with vibrant communities buzzing with real voices and pictures

-- Create private and public galleries, and view public galleries

-- Mash-up user-generated content with other content

-- Preview and download trendy mobile downloads like wallpapers, ringtones, greetings, etc.

-- Share on a true mobile peer-to-peer basis without the need to access or manage content through a website

-- Send content to other RockeTalk users, or to anyone’s email address

In addition, IM chat compatible with Yahoo, Google Talk, MSN, AIM and ICQ will be available in the near future.

User can easily download the RockeTalk application from their mobile browsers at m.rocketalk.com, or visit the RockeTalk website for simple download instructions at http://www.rocketalk.com/get_it_now.php, and access a supported phone list at http://www.rocketalk.com/get_it_supported_phone.php.

About RockeTalk, Inc.

RockeTalk was founded in 2005 by Rajiv Kumar, an IIT Mumbai alumni and a proven entrepreneur who previously built and sold Bluetooth® software company WIDCOMM to Broadcom in 2004. RockeTalk’s mission is to help people easily express themselves and socialize through their mobile devices. With an initial focus on mobile-centric, emerging markets, the company first launched a private-beta in India in November 2007. RockeTalk is privately-held, venture-backed, and headquartered in San Diego, California, USA with offices in Delhi, India. Learn more at http://www.rocketalk.com.      


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Media contact details

Sameer Agarwal,
RockeTalk, Inc.,
+91 9958048989,
sameer@rocketalk.com


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