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WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Cricket Media Group Ltd. (TSXV:CKT) ("Cricket Media" or the "Company") announces that its board of directors has approved the grant of stock options and restricted share units to certain directors, officers, employees and consultants. The board approved the grant of stock options to acquire an aggregate of 1,895,268 common shares, comprised of options to acquire 50,000 voting common shares and 1,845,268 restricted voting common shares, and awarded restricted share units which are redeemable for 446,154 common shares, consisting of 230,770 voting common shares and 215,384 restricted voting common shares. All stock options are exercisable, once vested, at a price of C$0.255 per share for a period of 10 years from the date of grant. The common shares issuable upon redemption of the restricted share units and the exercise of the stock options will be subject to resale restrictions for a period of four months from the date of grant.
About Cricket Media
Cricket Media (TSXV: CKT) is an education media company that provides award-winning content on a safe and secure learning network for children, families and teachers across the world. Cricket Media's 14 popular media brands for toddlers to teens include Babybug, Ladybug, Cricket® and Cobblestone® with multiple language editions and apps in English, Spanish and Chinese. The Company's innovative web-based K12 tools for school and home include the ePals community and virtual classroom for global collaboration as well as In2Books®, a Common Core eMentoring program that builds reading, writing and critical thinking skills. Cricket Media serves approximately one million classrooms and millions of teachers, students and parents in over 200 countries and territories through its platform and NeuPals, its joint venture with China's leading IT services company Neusoft. Cricket Media also licenses its content and platform to top publishing and educational companies worldwide. For more information, please visit www.Cricketmag.com, www.ePals.com and www.In2Books.com.
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Forward Looking Statements
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SOURCE Cricket Media Inc.
For further information: Katya Andresen, Chief Executive Officer, Cricket Media, Phone: (703) 885-3400, [email protected]; Cory Pala, Investor Relations, E.vestor Communications Inc., Phone: (416) 657-2400, [email protected]