March 16, 2006 08:00 ET

ROO Launches at SXSW Music Festival 2006 Expands ROO's Stable of Global Video Portals

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 16, 2006 -- ROO (OTC BB: RGRP), one of the world's largest online broadcast networks and a global leader in online video solutions, today launched, one of the first high-definition music websites dedicated to showcasing music videos, performances, news and interviews. is an extension of ROO's already successful online music video offering, which features a built-in audience of more than 2.5 million unique users worldwide. Over the past couple of years, ROO's music site has featured video interviews of a wide range of both mainstream and up-and-coming recording artists including All American Rejects, Blink 182, Coldplay, INXS, James Blunt, John Legend, Keane, KT Tunstall, Linkin Park, The Magic Numbers, My Chemical Romance, Rob Thomas, The Subways, and Yellowcard. Now launching in the US, UndercoverHD will showcase new, exclusive music interviews and live performances from the SXSW Music Festival 2006 in Austin, Texas.

" is a front row seat to an intense music experience and the energy of South by Southwest," said ROO CEO Robert Petty. " will give many unknown artists the opportunity to reach millions of fans, and display their talent and personalities through high-definition video." brings the future of music television into the present, allowing music fans to access the latest video news, interviews and music videos from their favorite artists, plus discover new music from thousands of indie and unsigned artists. Most importantly for the industry, UndercoverHD offers the fan the ability to purchase music instantly while it is active in their mind. UndercoverHD creates new promotional opportunities for the music industry to reach an audience that has long vacated traditional media.

About ROO

ROO Group Inc. (OTC BB: RGRP) ("ROO") is a global provider of online video broadcasting solutions that enables the activation, marketing and distribution of video content over the Internet and emerging broadcasting platforms such as set top boxes and wireless. ROO 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 business 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.

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