Romania: Vodafone’s Ebook Library Becomes Available to 30,000 More Students
Vodafone Romania is a subsidiary of Vodafone, a global wirelessand around the world.
From Telecomm Paper:
Vodafone Romania announced that 30,000 students from 200 high schools across the country now have access to books from its ‘Biblioteca digitala (Digital library)’ project. The number of schools where the service will be available will be increased to 300 by the end of the year. Developed in partnership with BookLand, the project currently offers access to 100 book titles.
Students download ebooks to their phone (they’re not charged for the data even if they use another wireless provider) by scanning a QR code.
Additional Details in this Mechanically Translated (Google) News Release from Vodafone Romania.
Digital Library is a project initiated by Vodafone in August 2012 with the launch of the first digital libraries of Metro Romania, in partnership with Humanitas. In February 2013, Vodafone has relaunched digital project with over five hundred new titles of books and audiobooks. Since its launch in August 2012 and to date, there have been 145,000 downloads of the complete Digital Library.
Full list of books and authors of “Vodafone Digital Library” is available at: www. bibliotecapemobil.ro.
See Also: Bookland (in Romanian)
See Also: Romanian TV Report (w/Text) About Ebook Library (November 5, 2013)
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