[LINK] Mobile books

Jan Whitaker jwhit at janwhitaker.com
Tue Oct 7 08:44:54 EST 2008

Source: Publishers Lunch email from Publishers Weekly

>Vodafone UK Launches Mobile Books
>Vodafone UK is launching a program to provide books on cellphones 
>starting today in association with GoSpoken.com, run by Toby Lynch 
>and author Andy McNab. The company says they have over 2,500 books 
>available for download. Originally designed to play as audiobooks, 
>the site says that they are adding the ability to read titles via 
>the phone screen as well. Charges go directly to the user's 
>cellphone bill with a "one-click" purchase model. Titles are 
>expected to cost between 5 pounds and 15 pounds each. A story in the 
>Times says GoSpoken has "signed up every leading publisher in 
>Britain, including Penguin, Random House and HarperCollins, and are 
>in the process of signing the big European names."

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