[Press Release]
Kobo and National Book Store Announce Partnership to Bring World-Class eReading Platform to the Philippines
Localized eBookstore and Award-Winning Kobo Devices Available at Select National Book Store Locations Starting September 20
Manila, September 10, 2013 – Kobo, a global leader in eReading, and National Book Store, today announced the companies will bring Kobo’s digital reading ecosystem to the Philippines. The partnership is the first of its kind to come to the growing eReading market. Kobo’s award-winning Kobo Touch™, Kobo Glo and Kobo Arc eReading devices will be exclusively available at select National Book Store locations, Powerbooks, and online at nationalbookstore.com. Through the partnership, Readers will have access to Kobo’s eBookstore, which has 4 million titles across 68 languages and includes international and local bestsellers.
“Digital reading is only just emerging in the Philippines,” said Todd Humphrey, EVP of Business Development, Kobo. “With Kobo and National Book Store, consumers can – for the first time ever – access a world of international content and look forward to their local authors and publishers making their work available in digital formats. We are committed to delivering a world-class eReading experience to the Filipino market, and look forward to working with National Book Store as we …read more

Via: Digital Book World