SOURCE: ROO

May 02, 2006 11:00 ET

ROO Appoints COO to Lead Domestic and International Growth in Explosive Broadband Video Marketplace

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 2, 2006 -- ROO (OTC BB: RGRP), one of the world's largest online broadcast networks and a global leader in online video solutions, today announced the appointment of Steve Quinn as Chief Operating Officer for the ROO Media Corporation, reporting directly to ROO's CEO, Robert Petty. He will be responsible for overseeing sales and marketing across the U.S., as well as operations, content acquisition, programming and development on a worldwide basis. Previously, Mr. Quinn served as Senior Vice President for Sony Music, where he was responsible for managing the company's worldwide information technology and digital media efforts, delivered a number of profitable M&A initiatives and also played a lead role in the marketing and commercialization of the company's digital assets.

Mr. Quinn also served as a senior strategic and business development consultant to a variety of blue chip industry leaders such as American Express, CBS and IBM.

"Steve's proven business expertise in the growing area of digital media and technology is a major addition to the ROO executive team and will significantly contribute to ROO's continued success and growth," said ROO CEO Robert Petty.

ROO has also announced the appointment of Paul Audino as Vice President/GM of Advertising Sales. In his new role, Mr. Audino will harness his extensive experience and contacts within the cable, broadband and VOD community to drive growth of ad sales and build new programs for advertisers who buy time across ROO's syndicated Internet broadcast network. Prior to joining ROO, Mr. Audino served as Advertising Sales Director for The Ad Age Group where he managed the entire sales operation for Advertising Age, Ad Age.com and Point Magazine. Mr. Audino also served as the Publishing Director for Broadcasting & Cable, and the Associate Publisher/Broadband Sales for Multichannel News, where he launched Broadband Week.

ROO has also made two other appointments in the Finance area to allow Robin Smyth, Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer, to focus on developing International sales and marketing initiatives outside of the U.S.

About ROO

ROO Group Inc. (OTC BB: RGRP) ("ROO") is a global provider of online video broadcasting solutions that enable the activation, marketing and distribution of video content over the Internet and emerging broadcasting platforms such as set top boxes and wireless. ROO www.roo.com offers turn-key video solutions for businesses seeking to improve their web presence with video broadcasts or broadcast their own latest video clips. ROO helps businesses advertise their latest offering with interactive advertising solutions, 15-30 second video commercials with a linked call to action and played simultaneously with topical video content such as news and entertainment in a television style format over the Internet.

Certain statements in this document constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of ROO Group Inc ("the Company"), or industry results, to be materially different from any future results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The Company's future operating results are dependent upon many factors, including but not limited to the Company's ability to: (i) obtain sufficient capital or a strategic business arrangement to fund its plan of operations when needed; (ii) build the management and human resources and infrastructure necessary to support the growth of its business; (iii) competitive factors and developments beyond the Company's control; and (iv) other risk factors discussed in the Company's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which are available for review at www.sec.gov.

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