Since its inception in 2009, Rakuten Kobo has become one of the world’s most innovative eReading services, providing millions of eBooks to 190 countries. The company offers a variety of award-winning eReaders and a top-ranked eReading app. In September 2017, Kobo uncovered another dimension of storytelling, adding Audiobooks to their offering.
News From BookExpo and All Around the Audiobook Industry
It’s been widely reported that streaming is here to stay and with access to 200 million paid subscribers worldwide, music on demand services like Spotify shouldn’t be ignored. With these membership services now offering spoken word in the form of podcasts, it is only natural for audiobooks to be at the forefront; opening up new target group opportunities for publishers.
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