Friday, February 18, 2005

Random House to enter phone text market

AP Wire | 02/18/2005 | Random House to enter phone text market: "Over the past couple of years, the cell phone has emerged as a sound system, a video game player and a TV screen. Now, it could become the latest outlet for books.

Random House, the country's leading trade book publisher, announced Thursday that it had purchased a 'significant minority stake' in VOCEL, a San Diego-based company that describes itself as a provider of 'premium-branded applications for mobile phones.'"

According the the article Oxford University Press and Simon & Schuster are also investigating delivering ebook content to cell phones.

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