Fujitsu Is Getting Into Ebooks

Fujitsu announced today that it plans to open an eBookstore as part if its paln to expand its PC and mobile phone business in Japan. The new store should open in May 2011.

As a first step, Fujitsu’s new online eBookstore will provide digital content through a partnership with Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. (DNP) and DNP’s affiliate, MobileBook.jp Inc. At some later point the eBookstore will expand to include the 300 thousand magazines, white papers, statistical information, survey reports published by G-Search, a Fujitsu subsidiary. The ebBookstore will also sell content from Fujitsu FOM Limited, another publishing subsidiary.