According to a report on the Mobile Today website, Amazon’s e-Book reader, the Kindle is coming to the UK.
Amazon is close to finalising a launch date for its ‘Kindle’ electronic book reader in the UK and is in advanced negotiations with a mobile operator for an MVNO, Mobile understands.
The online retail giant has made a major play for ebooks to protect the business against the likes of Apple and Google disrupting the traditional book market.
Amazon is understood to have outsourced all aspects of manufacturing for the Kindle in the UK to Qualcomm, including securing ‘connectivity’ with
a mobile operator in the UK.
I have mentioned before that I have used Sony’s e-Book Reader and that I would have preferred the Kindle. Well soon it looks like I might be able to make that choice.