Rok Mobile Launches Today, Requires Invite
Rok Mobile officially launched today, allowing select invitees to try its music-focused wireless service. Rok Mobile is an MVNO that resells access to Sprint and T-Mobile's 3G and LTE 4G networks. Rok doesn't just provide wireless service, it also bundles in its own streaming music service. Rok charges $50 per month for unlimited voice, messaging, and data in addition to music streaming, downloading, and caching. Rok offers customers access to 20 million tracks and lets people create their own playlists, as well as automatically generate playlists based on crowd-sourced favorites. Interested customers can bring their own device, or purchase an iPhone or Android smartphone from Rok. Rok offers iOS and Android apps to provide access to its music service. Anyone wishing to trial Rok Mobile can request an invitation from its web site.
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ROK Mobile Now Available Sans Invite
ROK Mobile today re-launched in the U.S. as a service available to anyone.
Just got my invite, here is some info...
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How do I start the trial?
Sign up for the trial by visiting www.rokmobile.com/trial
Go through our easy 3 step sign up process to receive your password
Visit Google App Store or Apple App Store and download the ROK Music App
How do I end the trial?
The trial will end automatically and access to the music catalogue will be interrupted and access to the application will be shut off.
Will the music I’ve downloaded be available after my trial?
The music will only be available after the trial ends once you sign up for ROK Mobile service.
How long does the demo trial last?
Each trial of ROK Music! lasts for 14 days.
Are all ROK Music functions available during the demo trial?
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Looks Like A Scam
Sales should be transparent, I should not have to give informatation to check coverage, or what BYOD type I would need.
Maybe I'm wrong, maybe they just haven't fully openned their site. But very skeptical.
'4G LTE data is currently not supported when bringing your own device, however 4G LTE phones are permitted. All phones will be supported with 4G Wimax or 3G data, depending on their capabilities.'
That just killed it from the star...