Kobo partners with National Book Store for digital reading


Tonight I got home from one of the most exciting events I’ve covered in my stint as a book blogger: National Book Store’s Kobo launch.

Yes, that’s right, one of the world’s biggest players in e-reading, Kobo, has teamed up with the brick and mortar National Book Store for a digital reading ecosystem in the Philippines.

Three Kobo devices: the award-winning Kobo Touch, the Kobo Glo, and the Kobo Touch will be exclusively available at selected National Book Store branches, Powerbooks stores, and via nationalbookstore.com starting Sept. 20. Simultaneous with the devices, a Philippine website will also go live on Sept. 20, giving readers access to both  local and international titles in Kobo’s eBookStore.

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