Dosdoce’s Javier Celaya challenges the Spanish-language publishing industry to expand its share of a fast-widening audio ‘ecosystem.’
Audiobooks: Germany’s Bookwire Partners with Podium
The California-based book publisher Podium partners with Bookwire for digital book distribution and production.
Poland’s Draga Group Announces an Audiobook Platform
The Norwegian developer of bespoke audiobook platforms, Beat Technology, is creating a new service, ‘Volume,’ for Poland’s Sonia Draga.
The German Audiobook Prize Names Its 2023 Winners
The German Audiobook Prize opens the Lit.Cologne festival with new 2023 honors in seven categories including ‘Best Radio Play.’
Germany-Based Bookwire Names Videl Bar-Kar To Lead Audio
Calling audio ‘a once-in-a-generation opportunity’ in publishing, Videl Bar-Kar assumes leadership of Bookwire’s expanded audio offer.
Bookwire Expands Its Text-to-Speech Audiobook Offer With Google
The Frankfurt-based Bookwire has entered a partnership with Google Play Books for broader automated production of audiobooks.
Sonic Boom: Spanish-Language Audiobooks Are Soaring
Between 2017 and the end of 2022, Javier Celaya says, the field of Spanish-language audio providers has grown from 15 to more than 60.
Bookwire Has an Audiobook Deal With France’s Banijay
Based in Frankfurt, Bookwire’s expansion into the French market includes audiobook production and distribution work with Banijay.
Bookwire in France: A ‘New’ Audiobook Market
Bookwire’s half-day ‘All About Audio’ conference highlighted trends in the fast-growing but still-young popularity of audiobooks in France. (Sponsored)
At Frankfurt: ‘Many Different Approaches for Publishers’ to Audiobooks
Among issues discussed in audiobook market development: more business models and Spotify’s entry with à la carte pricing.