RBmedia Enters the German Audiobook Market

RBmedia has entered the German audiobook market using a two-step approach: forming RBmedia Verlag and acquiring German audiobook publisher ABOD to supply titles to the new unit. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Audiobook Publisher RBmedia Makes Two Purchases

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RBmedia buys ABOD and launches German arm

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RBmedia Buys M-H Professional Audiobook Business

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