Ebooks Corporation to Launch Mobile Service

Oct 29, 2004

Ebooks Corporation has entered into a five-year distribution agreement with Nokia Corporation of Finland to distribute a range of books via a new generation of Nokia smart phones. The deal means that users of Nokia mobile devices will be able to find, buy, download, and read books directly from their handsets. Under the agreement, Ebooks Corporation will supply a range of book excerpts that will be installed on Nokia phones. The phones will also include elements of the eBooks.com Web site. Ebooks Corporation hosts an inventory of titles from publishers including Random House, Time Warner, and Simon & Schuster. ebooks.Mobile, the company's forthcoming mobile portal, is designed to be accessible from any Web-enabled handset.
(www.ebooks.com; www.nokia.com)