Amazon launches unlimited e-book subscription plan
Published on Jul 19, 2014 4:43 AM
NEW YORK (AFP) - US online giant Amazon unveiled a Netflix-style subscription plan Friday for unlimited access to e-books, a move which could shake up the world of publishing.
The $9.99 per month Kindle Unlimited program offers access to some 600,000 titles in the Amazon Kindle format.
Subscribers will be able to access the books on Amazon's Kindle tablets, as well as other devices with a Kindle app, including iPads and iPhones, Windows devices and Android-powered mobile gadgets.
Amazon is using a model made popular by Netflix for films and television programs, but also by services such as Spotify for music.
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