Telecom Italia acquires e-book publisher Alfabook

Monday 13 July 2015 | 08:45 CET | News
Telecom Italia's ICT subsidiary TI Digital Solutions (TIDS) has announced the acquisition of Italian digital publisher Alfabook for an undisclosed amount. The Turin-based company, previously owned by the Hoplo Group, has a catalogue of over 13,000 titles and 440,000 registered users. Telecom Italia said the acquisition would help to boost its digital education portfolio, including its schools pack Kit Scuola Digitale, which already incorporates Alfabook's Scuolabook network of educational e-book titles.

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Companies: Telecom Italia
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