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Amazon wins e-book contract from NYC Dept of Education

Thursday 21 April 2016 | 11:12 CET | News
Amazon.com will provide e-books to New York City's Department of Education after winning a three-year contract worth around USD 30 million, the Wall Street Journal reported. The contract can be extended for two more years, taking its worth to a estimated additional USD 34,5 million. Amazon will sell digital textbooks and other content, though not hardware like Kindles, to New York schools through an internal marketplace site. The school district has about 1.1 million pupils in more than 1,800 schools. Amazon declined to immediately comment on the news.

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Companies: Amazon
Countries: United States
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