Alexis DeJoria gets first funny car win in over four years at NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals
Oct 17, 2021
BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Alexis DeJoria powered to her first Funny Car victory in more than four years Sunday in the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.DeJoria beat J.R. Todd with a 3.921-second run at 327.66 mph in a Toyota Camry for her sixth career victory. I was hungry and I know that feeling, DeJoria said. I was just happy to be there and I believed I was going to win. Read more
Alexis DeJoria keeps moving forward as she tries to close in on first win of 2021
July 14, 2021
As Alexis DeJoria heads to Denver to start her first NHRA Western Swing since 2017, she’s got nothing but positives regarding the solid Funny Car season she’s enjoyed this year. The team has built up a run of steady performances, including a final round and a semifinal showing over the past four races, leaving DeJoria hopeful a win could be coming soon in her 11,000-hp Bandero Premium Tequila/ROKiT Toyota Camry.Read more
Calderon "had a blast" in her first IndyCar test
July 07, 2021
The test was made possible by Calderon’s sponsor ROKiT, which also is primary backer of Sebastien Bourdais’ AJ Foyt Racing-Chevrolet, and the 28-year-old Colombian completed 87 laps of the 2.238-mile course which last weekend hosted the 10th round of the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series. Read more
Se trabaja para reducir la brecha digital
Diario de Centro América
June 22, 2021
El Ministerio de Comunicaciones, Infraestructura y Vivienda (CIV) formalizó una alianza con la empresa Rokit y WayFree, a fin de llevar internet social a todo el territorio nacional y con ello reducir la brecha digital, informaron ayer las autoridades de dicha cartera durante una conferencia de prensa en el Palacio Nacional de la Cultura. Read more
EBikes: ROKiT EBIKE CEO, Dean Becker talks to Auto Futures about how ROKiT is disrupting the e-bike industry.
Auto Futures
Feb 08, 2021
Part Henry Ford and Elon Musk with a pinch of Sam Walton, Dean Becker is about to change the e-bike industry by mass-producing affordable quality e-bikes. Becker, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of ROKiT Made, shares his vision with Auto Futures. Read more
30 Most Influential Companies of the year 2020
CIO Bulletin
Dec 15, 2020
Beginning his career in business by securing the European rights to then unknown Yokohama tires brand, Jonathan Kendrick, the Co-Founder and Chairman of ROKiT has today established one of the most stand-out companies worldwide. ROKiT began its journey as a people-first telecoms company, and quickly diversified to provide premium products and services including mobile phones. Read more
Voxan Wattman electric motorcycle hits 254 mph during world speed record run
Fox News
Nov 4, 2020
The Monaco-based builder took a partially-streamlined, 367 horsepower version of its Wattman bike to the Châteauroux Airfield in France on the weekend of Oct 31-Nov 1 and sent motorcycle racing great Max Biaggi down the runway on it. Read more
Community First Village’s once homeless residents get free WiFi
Austin 360
Aug 23, 2020
Community First Villlage now has access to WiFi and other technology that can be a barrier for people who have been homeless. The Mobile Loves & Fishes village of tiny homes recreational vehicles and mobile homes for 200 formerly homeless men and women has been connected with free Wifi, unlimited internet services, free calls and texts and 3-D movies by Rokit Group. Read more
Austin homeless community gets free smartphones and WiFi access
CBS Austin
Aug 20, 2020
The ROKiT Cities program is providing smartphones and free access to the internet to the chronically homeless who are now living at the 51-acre Community First! Village in northeast Travis County. The new service allows them to connect with friends, family and employers. Read more
Venturi Formula E team to ensure value for title sponsor ROKiT in disrupted season
Sport Business
Aug 12, 2020
ROKiT Venturi Formula E team principal Susie Wolff will hold discussions with Jonathan Kendrick, co-founder of title sponsor ROKiT, on any return of value due to the brand given the disrupted Formula E season. Read more
NHRA: Alexis DeJoria looks for greater strides in comeback season
NBC Sports
Jul 16, 2020
Alexis DeJoria is ready to ride her ROKiT ship Funny Car again this weekend as the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series returns for its second consecutive weekend at Lucas Oil Raceway in suburban Indianapolis. Read more
High-Speed Wireless Company ROKiT Cities Announces Global Expansion
AI Authority
Jul 9, 2020
ROKiT Cities, a division of the ROKiT Group, formed to bring wide area mesh networking WiFi XL services to communities across the globe, announced that they are expanding their services to major countries – North America, Central America, South America, Africa, and Asia. This venture will bring about positive change to the lives of 100s of millions of people who currently have been unable to obtain access to high-speed internet. Read more
‘E’ is for ‘Equality’ – how teams like ROKiT Venturi Racing are leading the way
Motorsport Technology
May 31, 2020
All motorsport fans are well aware that that the letter ‘E’ that goes after the word ‘Formula’ stands for electric in the sport’s premier street racing series. Read more
ROKiT Group extends The Race All-Star Series sponsorship
E-Sports Insider
May 28, 2020
The ROKiT Group has extended its sponsorship of Torque Esports’ The Race All-Star Series through the end of 2020 following an initial six-week trial partnership. Read more
ROKiT Cities Secures The Rights To Build Wifi Networks In Vietnam
PR Newswire
Mar 31, 2020
US Based, Global Tech Company Set to Bring High Speed WiFi Services and Devices to Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. Read more
ROKiT Phones announces 12 months of unlimited free calls
Mobile News
Mar 27, 2020
ROKiT Phones has announced that it is offering all new and existing customers 12 months of unlimited free calls through its ROKiT Talk service. Read more
Alexis DeJoria is back in Funny Car with a new sponsor and a new attitude
19 Mar, 2020
Alexis DeJoria always knew she would return to NHRA Funny Car racing. She's back - with world championship aspirations on her mind. Del Worsham was going to run the big tires on the front of her new ROKiT Phones/ABK Beer Toyota.Read more
Alexis DeJoria Says She Always Knew She Would Return to NHRA Funny Cars
Feb 18, 2020
After dismissing fellow Funny Car driver Jeff Arend in the first round at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park at Chandler, Arizona, that morning, she squared off against her mentor—and now current business partner—Del Worsham and defeated him en route to her first professional victory. Read more
NHRA: Alexis DeJoria reveals sponsorship for return to Funny Car
Yahoo Sports
Jan 22, 2020
Returning to NHRA Funny Car competition after a two-year hiatus, Alexis DeJoria has announced her new team will be sponsored by ABK Beer and ROKiT Phones for the full 24-race 2020 NHRA national event season. Read more
Alexis DeJoria revs up her return to racing with ROKiT Phones and ABK Beer
21 Jan, 2020
NHRA Funny Car star Alexis DeJoria has announced multi-year sponsorship deals with ROKiT Phones and ABK Beer is support of her return to the Funny Car class after a two-year absence. DeJoria's ROKiT Toyota Camry Funny Car will be tuned by former world champ Del Worsham. Read more
Business Leader
Dec 10, 2019
W Series, the new international single-seater championship for female drivers only, has signed a major multi-year sponsorship deal with global telecoms company ROKiT Phones – the first major partnership agreement since W Series was launched in October 2018. Read more
W Series lands ROKiT as first major sponsor
Sports Business
Dec 9, 2019
The W Series has secured its first major partner with the announcement that the ROK Group has further enhanced its presence in motorsport with its telco brand ROKiT Phones backing the fledgling women’s series. Read more
W Series hails ‘first major partnership’ with Rokit deal
Dec 9, 2019
The W Series, the world’s first and only all-female single-seater motor racing championship, has penned a multi-year sponsorship deal with global smartphone brand Rokit Phones. Read more
Venturi announce new title partner ROKiT
Forumula Spy
Nov 21, 2019
ROKiT, a global telecommunications company, will partner with Venturi Racing for the next three years. It’s not the company’s first motorsport adventure as they became the title sponsor to the Williams Racing team in Formula One earlier this year. Read more
ROKiT to sponsor second season of W Series
Aug 12, 2019
Global telecommunications company ROKiT has been confirmed as the first sponsor of the all-female W Series since the championship launched at the end of 2018. The deal means that ROKiT branding will be on all 20 cars on the grid for the second season that gets underway in 2020. Read more
ROKiT hopes to provide “affordable and life changing service to millions of people”
RC Wireless News
July 31, 2019
ROKiT, a self-labeled humanity first telecom company, has completed its first test of the company’s wide-area Wi-Fi XL system in New Dehli. The test, which the company said was successful, is part of its multi-billion dollar investment into installing Wi-Fi across India, Asia and Africa. Read more
ROKiT debuts radical 3D tech in new phones
Mar 26, 2019
When was the last time a new mobile phone offered you truly jaw-dropping tech? Something more than a sharper camera or bigger screen — something you’d never seen before? You might be able to count backwards and pinpoint the time, years ago, when an innovative new feature gave you that wow moment. This week, the answer got a lot simpler, thanks to the debut of ROKiT’s groundbreaking, stereoscopic, glasses-free 3D smartphone technology. Read more
ROKiT Android phones have 3D screens and "free" health care, for under $300
Jan 7, 2019
ROKiT, a new Android phone contender, has blasted into CES 2019 with five phones and a bundle of wide-ranging services that it hopes will pull attention to its startup brand. The surprisingly cheap prices span $35 for the entry-level Rokit One to $275 for the Rokit Pro IO 3D, a phone that includes a no-glasses-required 3D screen, international Wi-Fi calling and a year of free telemedicine consultations. Read more
Inside ROKiT: The revolutionary wireless partner of the Chargers
Nov 24, 2018
The Los Angeles Chargers announced a multi-year partnership with telecommunications brand, ROKiT, at the start of the 2018 season. We got our first glimpse into what the ROKiT brand is all about. Read more
BSNL announces India’s first 3D smartphone
Deccan Chronicle
Oct 26, 2018
VEECON ROK Corporation Pvt. Ltd. has unveiled the City Wide Wi-Fi Network to be established in 25 cities across India. VEECON ROK Corporation also announced a new line of Veecon ROKiT mobile handsets, including India’s first 3D glasses free mobile phone. Read more
The American-Indian partnership will also unveil the first ever range of ROKiT mobile
26 Oct, 2018
Indian industrial company, Veecon Corporation, and the mobile services and wi-fi company, Rok, have formed a joint venture to install public wi-fi across the largest 27 cities in India. Read more
ROK Group of Companies, Secure Multibillion-Dollar Contract
Business Wire
Oct 25, 2018
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VEECON ROK Corporation Pvt. Ltd., a joint venture between VEECON and ROK Group of Companies, announces that they have secured a multibillion-dollar contract to install public WiFi across the largest 27 cities in India. Read more
Los Angeles Chargers partner with Rokit
Aug 17, 2018
National Football League (NFL) team the Los Angeles Chargers have announced telecommunications company Rokit as their official wireless partner. Read more
ROKiT Named Official Wireless Partner of the Los Angeles Chargers
Los Angeles Chargers
Aug 16, 2018
Innovative telecommunications brand ROKiT announced today a multi-year partnership with the Los Angeles Chargers. As part of the partnership, ROKiT will become the team's Official Wireless Partner and title sponsor of ROKiT Field at StubHub Center. Read more