ebooks are getting more popular, with India’s biggest ebook store BIDAI announcing today that it has opened a second online platform, ebooks.com, for books published in the country in 2017.
The online platform is part of the e-book industry’s growing ecosystem of e-commerce, and is part-owned by e-readers and publishers like BIDAGE and Hachette.BIDAI will sell ebooks through e-stores, bookshelves and on Amazon, with books available in Hindi and Tamil.
The company has already opened two stores in India, and it plans to open a third in Hyderabad in the coming months.
BIDAGES digital e-store is also part of ebooks’ ecosystem.
BIDS platform was launched in India in August, and the company plans to offer a range of eBooks including books in Hindi, English, Arabic, Gujarati and other languages.
Bids platform is currently the biggest seller of eReaders in the world, with more than 4,000 titles.